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 (fē′kən-dāt′, fĕk′ən-)
tr.v. fe·cun·dat·ed, fe·cun·dat·ing, fe·cun·dates
1. To make fecund or fruitful.
2. To impregnate; fertilize.

[Latin fēcundāre, fēcundāt-, from fēcundus, fruitful; see fecund.]

fe′cun·da′tion n.
fecund, fecundation - Fecund is another word for "fertile, fruitful, productive"; fecundation is another word for "fertilization, impregnation."
See also related terms for productive.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fecundation - creation by the physical union of male and female gametesfecundation - creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
conception, creation - the event that occurred at the beginning of something; "from its creation the plan was doomed to failure"
pollenation, pollination - transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant
cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization - fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from different individual of the same species
self-fertilisation, self-fertilization - fertilization by the union of male and female gametes from the same individual
superfecundation - fertilization of two or more ova released during the same menstrual cycle by sperm from separate acts of coitus (especially by different males)
superfetation - fertilization of a second ovum after a pregnancy has begun; results in two fetuses of different ages in the uterus at the same time; "superfetation is normal in some animal species"
2.fecundation - making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
enrichment - act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
top dressing - a layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in


n. fecundación, el acto de hacer fértil.
References in classic literature ?
revolutum produced a plant, which (he says) I never saw to occur in a case of its natural fecundation.
Thus, the fecundation modality of the group needs to receive attention because, when fertilization occurs, the females and males form Gordian knots that are fraught, with the possibility that a given female may be inseminated by various males at the same time (Bolek et al.
Folliculogenesis Specific Basic Helix-Loop-Helix (FIGLA), the embryo-specific transcription factor, regulates expression of the genes responsible for the initiation of folliculogenesis and coding the zona pellucida proteins (ZP1, ZP2 and ZP3) essential for fecundation and embryo survival.
The ease to use and the automatized process will enable AI-centres to produce doses with the guarantee of a high fecundation potential.
Its application (sprinkling) helps the formation of the pollinic tube, which increases fecundation, and has a relation with the calcium transportation and absorption (MARSCHNER, 1997; WOJCIK et al.
There is little or no literary cross-fertilisation or mutual fecundation between periods (Swanepoel).
In the last two decades, inositols were found to have important effects on ovulation and metabolism [38]; other studies underlined the importance of myo-inositol (MI) in oocyte differentiation and inositol ability to improve fecundation with in vitro fertilization techniques in women with PCOS [39].
At this point, the oocytes were not sufficiently mature for fecundation, having a specific "drop" shape (Fig.
Phenological stage of the trees are as follows: start of blossoming was designated as the time when 10% of flowers on the trees blossomed; complete blossoming was designated as the time when 80% of flowers on the trees blossomed; end of blossoming was designated as the time when 80% of petals were lost and fecundation occurred.
Is it also an even more oblique reference to the bee images and fecundation in the scene of Charlus and Jupien in Sodome et Gomorrhe and the beauty of their encounter and sexuality?
They look at mutual fecundation and transformation of philosophy and anthropology, sources of philosophical anthropology, and philosophical anthropology at work.