superfetate


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su·per·fe·tate

 (so͞o′pər-fē′tāt′)
intr.v. su·per·fe·tat·ed, su·per·fe·tat·ing, su·per·fe·tates
To conceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus.

[Latin superfētāre, superfētāt- : super-, super- + fētāre, to breed (from fētus, offspring; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots).]
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Verb1.superfetate - conceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus
conceive - become pregnant; undergo conception; "She cannot conceive"; "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"
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