dispermy

[dahy-spur-mee]

noun

the fertilization of an ovum by two spermatozoa.

Nearby words

  1. dispenser,
  2. dispensible,
  3. dispensing optician,
  4. dispeople,
  5. dispermous,
  6. dispersal,
  7. dispersal prison,
  8. dispersal zone,
  9. dispersant,
  10. disperse


Origin of dispermy

1895–1900; di-1 + -spermy < Greek -spermía. See -sperm, -y3

Related formsdi·sper·mic, adjective

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