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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Fertilization of a second ovum after a pregnancy has begun.

Usage examples (36)
  • superfetation is normal in some animal species
  • It's called "superfetation," and I guess it happens... not only can you get pregnant while on your period, etc., I guess you can get pregnant ANYTIME.
  • Transports, that escape from the Gallows, to the Plantations abroad, and a superfetation of Felons, to give a little Business to our Judges,
  • Erasistratus, that superfetation may happen to women as to irrational creatures; for, if the womb be well purged and very clean, then there can be divers births. for more
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