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superovulate

[ soo-per-ov-yuh-leyt, -oh-vyuh- ]
/ 藢su p蓹r藞蓲v y蓹藢le瑟t, -藞o蕣 vy蓹- /
(of humans, domestic animals, etc.)
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verb (used without object), su路per路ov路u路lat路ed, su路per路ov路u路lat路ing.
to produce more than the normal number of ova at one time, as through hormone treatment.
verb (used with object), su路per路ov路u路lat路ed, su路per路ov路u路lat路ing.
to cause to superovulate.
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Origin of superovulate

First recorded in 1960鈥65; super- + ovulate

OTHER WORDS FROM superovulate

su路per路ov路u路la路tion, noun
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Medical definitions for superovulate

superovulate
[ s艒艒鈥瞤蓹r-艒vy蓹-l膩t鈥, -艔vy蓹- ]

v.
To produce mature ova at an accelerated rate or in a large number at one time.
To cause to superovulate.

Other words from superovulate

su鈥瞤er鈥鈥瞯u鈥ation n.
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