(of humans, domestic animals, etc.)
[ soo-per-ov-yuh-leyt, -oh-vyuh- ]
/ ˌsu pərˈɒv yəˌleɪt, -ˈoʊ vyə- /
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verb (used without object), su·per·ov·u·lat·ed, su·per·ov·u·lat·ing.
to produce more than the normal number of ova at one time, as through hormone treatment.
verb (used with object), su·per·ov·u·lat·ed, su·per·ov·u·lat·ing.
to cause to superovulate.
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Medical definitions for superovulate
[ sōō′pər-ō′vyə-lāt′, -ŏv′yə- ]
To produce mature ova at an accelerated rate or in a large number at one time.
To cause to superovulate.
Other words from superovulatesu′per•o′vu•la′tion n.
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