artificial insemination

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artificial insemination

n.
Introduction of semen into the vagina or uterus without sexual contact.

artificial insemination

n
(Medicine) introduction of spermatozoa into the vagina or uterus by means other than sexual union. See AI, AIH, DI

artifi′cial insemina′tion


n.
the injection of semen into the vagina or uterus by means of a syringe or the like.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.artificial insemination - the introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourseartificial insemination - the introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse
insemination - the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
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artificial insemination

ninseminazione f or fecondazione f artificiale
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sperm (AIH), and (2) artificial insemination by donor sperm (AID).
The archbishop urged that artificial insemination "be made a criminal offense altogether" or "if that cannot be, then the law should require that every case of artificial insemination by donor be registered and the register should be available for inspection under safeguards.
The law required that when a woman conceived and gave birth through artificial insemination by donor, the other party to the marriage must be a man in order to qualify as a parent, the judges said.

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