Superimpregnation
Superimpregnation Su`per*im`preg*na"tion, n. The act of impregnating, or the state of being impregnated, in addition to a prior impregnation; superfetation. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • superimpregnation — SYN: superfetation. * * * su·per·im·preg·na·tion (soo″pər im″preg naґshən) [super + impregnation] superfetation …   Medical dictionary

  • superimpregnation — su·per·impregnation …   English syllables

  • superimpregnation — noun Etymology: super + impregnation : superfetation …   Useful english dictionary

  • superfetation — The presence of two fetuses of different ages, not twins, in the uterus, due to the impregnation of two ova liberated at successive periods of ovulation; an obsolete concept. SYN: hypercyesis, hypercyesia, multifetation, superimpregnation. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • conception — I (beginning) noun concept, design, idea, ingenuity, invention, notion, original plan, origination, plan, thought II (insemination) noun beginning of life, fecundation, fecundity, fertilization, impregnation, inception of pregnancy, pregnancy,… …   Law dictionary

  • conception — Synonyms and related words: Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, IQ, Melpomene, Polyhymnia, Terpsichore, Thalia, Vernunft, Vorstellung, abstract thought, act of thought, appreciation, apprehension, approach, arrangement, artistic imagination,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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