Definitions for fecundation

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fe•cun•dateˈfi kənˌdeɪt, ˈfɛk ən-(v.t.)-dat•ed, -dat•ing.

  1. to make prolific or fruitful.

  2. to impregnate or fertilize.

    Category: Animal Husbandry, Botany

Origin of fecundate:

1625–35; < L fēcundātus. See fecund , -ate1

fe`cun•da′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, dressing(noun)

    making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure

Wiktionary

  1. fecundation(Noun)

    The process whereby a new organism is produced by fertilization

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fecundation(noun)

    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

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