Superfetation meaning

so͝o'pər-fē-tā'shən
Formation or development of a second fetus when one is already present in the uterus, occurring normally in certain vertebrate species.
noun
0
0
The fertilization of an ovum during a pregnancy already in existence.
noun
0
0
Formation or development of a second fetus when one is already present in the uterus, occurring normally in certain vertebrate species.
noun
0
0
The formation of a fetus while another fetus is already present in the uterus.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of superfetation

  • From Latin superfetare (“conceive while pregnant"), from super- +"Ž fetus.
    From Wiktionary