Definitions for fecundation
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fe•cun•dateˈfi kənˌdeɪt, ˈfɛk ən-(v.t.)-dat•ed, -dat•ing.
to make prolific or fruitful.
to impregnate or fertilize.
Category: Animal Husbandry, Botany
Origin of fecundate:
1625–35; < L fēcundātus. See fecund , -ate1
fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, impregnation(noun)
creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, dressing(noun)
making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
The process whereby a new organism is produced by fertilization
the act by which, either in animals or plants, material prepared by the generative organs the female organism is brought in contact with matter from the organs of the male, so that a new organism results; impregnation; fertilization