[ soo-per-fee-kuh n-dey-shuh n, -fek-uh n- ]
/ ˌsu pərˌfi kənˈdeɪ ʃən, -ˌfɛk ən- /
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
Words nearby superfecundation
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British Dictionary definitions for superfecundation
/ (ˌsuːpəˌfiːkənˈdeɪʃən) /
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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