superovulate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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verb su·per·o·vu·lat·ed, su·per·o·vu·lat·ing, su·per·o·vu·lates verb, intransitive
To produce mature ova at an accelerated rate or in a large number at one time.verb, transitive
To cause (an animal) to superovulate.
- suˌper·o·vu·laˈtion noun
superovulate - Medical Definition
- To produce mature ova at an accelerated rate or in a large number at one time.
- To cause to superovulate.
- superovulation noun
Variant of superovulation
the release of a larger-than-normal number of eggs for fertilization, esp. when artificially induced by injected hormones to produce embryos for transplantation, frozen storage, etc.