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superfecundation Syllabification: su·per·fe·cun·da·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərˌfekənˈdāSH(ə)n/

Definition of superfecundation in English:


Medicine & Zoology
Another term for superfetation.
Example sentences
  • Traditionally, cases of superfecundation have been discovered by the starkly different appearances of twins.
  • The scientific term describing fraternal twins by different fathers is heteropaternal superfecundation.
  • Obviously, the twins resulting from superfecundation are dizygotic.
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