monospermy

[ mon-uh-spur-mee ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌspɜr mi /

noun

the fertilization of an ovum by only one spermatozoon.

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Origin of monospermy

First recorded in 1900–05; mono- + -sperm + -y3

OTHER WORDS FROM monospermy

mon·o·sper·mic, adjective
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