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in·fer·til·i·ty

 (ĭn′fər-tĭl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. Absent or diminished fertility.
2. The persistent inability to conceive a child.

infertility

Inability to conceive a child; also called sterility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infertility - the state of being unable to produce offspringinfertility - the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
impotence, impotency - an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
barrenness - the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children
cacogenesis - inability to produce hybrids that are both viable and fertile
dysgenesis - infertility between hybrids
fecundity, fertility - the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring

infertility

noun sterility, barrenness, unproductiveness, unfruitfulness, infecundity couples receiving infertility treatment

infertility

noun
The state or condition of being unable to reproduce sexually:
Translations
جَدَب، قَحْل، عُقْم، عُقْر
neplodnost
sterilitetufrugtbarhed
hedelmättömyys
ófrjósemi
bezpłodnośćniepłodność
neplodnosťneúrodnosť
çoraklıkkısırlıkverimsizlik

infertility

[ˌɪnfɜːˈtɪlɪtɪ] N [of land, soil] → infecundidad f; [of person, animal] → esterilidad f

infertility

[ˌɪnfɜːrˈtɪlɪti] n
[person, animal] → stérilité f
[land] → stérilité finfertility clinic ncentre m de procréation médicalement assistéeinfertility treatment ntraitement m de l'infertilité

infertility

n (of soil, womb, person)Unfruchtbarkeit f; (of animal)Fortpflanzungsunfähigkeit f; (of mind)Unergiebigkeit f, → Ideenlosigkeit f

infertility

[ˌɪnfɜːˈtɪlɪtɪ] nsterilità

infertile

(inˈfəːtail) adjective
1. (of soil etc) not fertile or producing good crops. The land was stony and infertile.
2. (of persons or animals) unable to have young.
ˌinferˈtility (-ˈti-) noun

in·fer·til·i·ty

n. infertilidad, inhabilidad de concebir o procrear.

infertility

n infertilidad f, esterilidad f
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