Su`per*fe*ta"tion(?), n. [Cf. F. superftation.] (Physiol.) The formation of a fetus at the result of an impregnation occurring after another impregnation but before the birth of the offspring produced by it. This is possible only when there is a double uterus, or where menstruation persists up to the time of the second impregnation.
In then became a superfetation upon, and not an ingredient in, the national character.Coleridge.
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