[ pol-ee-spur-mee ]
/ ˈpɒl iˌspɜr mi /
the fertilization of an ovum by several spermatozoa.
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OTHER WORDS FROM polyspermypol·y·sper·mic [pol-ee-spur-mik], /ˌpɒl iˈspɜr mɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for polyspermy
[ pŏl′ē-spûr′mē ]
The entrance of more than one spermatozoon into the ovum.polyspermia
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