Definition of superfecundation in English:

Share this entry

superfecundation

Pronunciation: /ˌso͞opərˌfekənˈdāSH(ə)n/

noun

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.
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.