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superovulate

[soo-per-ov-yuh-leyt, -oh-vyuh-](of humans, domestic animals, etc.)
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verb (used without object), su·per·ov·u·lat·ed, su·per·ov·u·lat·ing.
  1. to produce more than the normal number of ova at one time, as through hormone treatment.
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verb (used with object), su·per·ov·u·lat·ed, su·per·ov·u·lat·ing.
  1. to cause to superovulate.
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Origin of superovulate

First recorded in 1960–65; super- + ovulate
Related formssu·per·ov·u·la·tion, noun
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superovulation in Medicine

superovulate

(sōō′pər-ōvyə-lāt′, -ŏvyə-)
v.
  1. To produce mature ova at an accelerated rate or in a large number at one time.
  2. To cause to superovulate.
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Related formssu′per•o′vu•lation n.
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