Superfecundity
Superfecundity Su`per*fe*cun"di*ty, n. Superabundant fecundity or multiplication of the species. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • superfecundity — noun a) The tendency of organisms to produce more offspring than can possibly survive. The geometric growth of a biological population beyond the resources of the environment. b) Superabundant fecundity or multiplication of the species. See Also …   Wiktionary

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  • Fecundity — Fecundity, derived from the word , generally refers to the ability to reproduce. In biology and demography, fecundity is the potential reproductive capacity of an organism or population, measured by the number of gametes (eggs), seed set or… …   Wikipedia

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