Definition of postfertilization in English:

postfertilization

adjective

Embryology Biology
  • Occurring, observed, or administered during the period immediately following fertilization of an ovum.

adverb

Biology Embryology
  • After fertilization of the ovum.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From post- + fertilization.

Pronunciation

postfertilization

/ˌpəʊs(t)fəːt(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃn//ˌpəʊs(t)fəːtɪlʌɪˈzeɪʃn/