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 act or process of rendering fertile.
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.
the act or process of rendering fertile
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
The fusion of a spermatozoon (SPERMATOZOA) with an OVUM thus resulting in the formation of a ZYGOTE.
The numerical value of fertilization in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of fertilization in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Internal fertilization has evolved independently only four times in frogs.
For the most part, it’s rare that we have good outcomes after failed fertilization.
We made those two changes, and now we achieve success in fertilization rates at 80 to 90%.
This is early; it's more about understanding the mechanism involved in fertilization and how you can block the formation of this filament.
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.
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- опрашване, опложданеBulgarian
- fertilització, fecundacióCatalan, Valencian
- fertilización, fecundaciónSpanish
- fertilisation, fécondationFrench
- torachadhScottish Gaelic
- fecondazione, fertilizzazioneItalian
- fecundare, fertilizareRomanian
- оплодотворение, опыление, [[удобрение]] [[почваRussian
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