Polyspermic

polyspermy

[pol-ee-spur-mee]
noun
the fertilization of an ovum by several spermatozoa.
Compare dispermy, monospermy.


Origin:
1885–90; see polyspermia, -y3

polyspermic [pol-ee-spur-mik] , adjective
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polyspermy pol·y·sper·my (pŏl'ē-spûr'mē)
n.
The entrance of more than one spermatozoon into the ovum. Also called polyspermia.

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