Superfecundation



[soo-per-fee-kuh n-dey-shuh n, -fek-uh n-] /ˌsu pərˌfi kənˈdeɪ ʃən, -ˌfɛk ən-/
noun
1.
the fertilization of two or more ova discharged at the same ovulation by successive acts of sexual intercourse.
superfecundation
/ˌsuːpəˌfiːkənˈdeɪʃən/
noun
1.
(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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