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superfecundation

[ soo-per-fee-kuhn-dey-shuhn, -fek-uhn- ]
/ ˌsu pərˌfi kənˈdeɪ ʃən, -ˌfɛk ən- /
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noun

the fertilization of two or more ova discharged at the same ovulation by successive acts of sexual intercourse.

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Origin of superfecundation

1850–55; super- + fecundation
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British Dictionary definitions for superfecundation

superfecundation
/ (ˌsuːpəˌfiːkənˈdeɪʃən) /

noun

physiol the fertilization of two or more ova, produced during the same menstrual cycle, by sperm ejaculated during two or more acts of sexual intercourse
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