What does fertilization mean?

Definitions for fertilizationˌfɜr tl əˈzeɪ ʃən

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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. fertilization(Noun)

    The act or process of rendering fertile.

  2. fertilization(Noun)

    The act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable gametes; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile, or an analogous process in flowerless plants; fecundation; impregnation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fertilization(noun)

    the act or process of rendering fertile

  2. Fertilization(noun)

    the act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable germs; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile, or an analogous process in flowerless plants; fecundation; impregnation

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fertilization

    The fusion of a spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) with an OVUM thus resulting in the formation of a ZYGOTE.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fertilization in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fertilization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Freaky Frog Photos -RSB- McGuire:

    Internal fertilization has evolved independently only four times in frogs.

  2. Alex Travis:

    We made those two changes, and now we achieve success in fertilization rates at 80 to 90%.

  3. John Herr:

    This is early; it's more about understanding the mechanism involved in fertilization and how you can block the formation of this filament.

  4. Kathy Niakan:

    This knowledge may improve embryo development after in vitro fertilization (IVF) and might provide better clinical treatments for infertility, any donated embryos would be used for research purposes only.

  5. Christa Orecchio:

    My practice was never a fertility practice, but I started getting women coming to me in their late 30s, 40s, struggling with fertility issues and having no success, if you take away what the body doesn’t need and give it more of what it does, you’ll find balance. And these women all started getting pregnant. Six rounds of [in vitro fertilization] didn’t work, but this did.

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