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artificial insemination

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

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


n.
the injection of semen into the vagina or uterus by means of a syringe or the like.
[1895–1900]
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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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Translations

artificial insemination

ninseminazione f or fecondazione f artificiale
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sperm (AIH), and (2) artificial insemination by donor sperm (AID).
In 1958, the Times reported that the Archbishop of Canterbury "condemned artificial insemination by donors today as 'an offense against the social and legal implications of marriage.'" 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."

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