superovulate


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su·per·o·vu·late

 (so͞o′pər-ō′vyə-lāt′, -ŏv′yə-)
v. su·per·o·vu·lat·ed, su·per·o·vu·lat·ing, su·per·o·vu·lates
v.intr.
To produce mature ova at an accelerated rate or in a large number at one time.
v.tr.
To cause (an animal) to superovulate.

su′per·o·vu·la′tion n.

superovulate

(ˌsuːpərˈɒvjʊˌleɪt)
vb
(Physiology) to (cause to) produce extraordinarily high numbers of ova

su•per•ov•u•late

(ˌsu pərˈɒv yəˌleɪt, -ˈoʊ vyə-)

v.i. -lat•ed, -lat•ing.
(of humans, domestic animals, etc.) to produce more than the normal number of ova at one time.
[1960–65]
su`per•ov`u•la′tion, n.
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