Superfoetation
Superfoetation Su`per*f[oe]*ta"tion, n. Superfetation. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • superfoetation — chiefly Brit var of SUPERFETATION …   Medical dictionary

  • superfoetation — same as ↑superfetation …   Useful english dictionary

  • superfoetation — Same as superconception …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Superfetation — (also spelt superfoetation see fetus) is the simultaneous occurrence of more than one stage of developing embryo in the same animal. In mammals it manifests as the formation of a fetus from a different menstrual cycle while another embryo is… …   Wikipedia

  • Hippocratic Corpus — Vaticanus graecus 277, 10v 11r: Table of contents in a fourteenth century Hippocratic Corpus manuscript. Marcus Fabius Calvus owned this manuscript, transcribed it in his own hand, and used it in the preparation of his 1525 Latin translation. The …   Wikipedia

  • clutch overlap — superfetation (the simultaneous development of several broods within the ovary where they are nourished; enabled by the entrance and storage of sperm in the ovary, e.g. in Poeciliidae. Also spelled superfoetation) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • superfetation — the simultaneous development of several broods within the ovary where they are nourished; enabled by the entrance and storage of sperm in the ovary, e.g. in Poeciliidae. Also spelled superfoetation …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • superconception — Conception by a woman already pregnant; also known as superfoetation …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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