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fer·til·i·za·tion

 (fûr′tl-ĭ-zā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of initiating biological reproduction by insemination or pollination.
2. The union of male and female gametes to form a zygote.
3. The act or process of applying a fertilizer.

fer′til·i·za′tion·al adj.

fertilization

(ˌfɜːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

fertilisation

n
1. (Biology) the union of male and female gametes, during sexual reproduction, to form a zygote
2. (Biology) the act or process of fertilizing
3. (Biology) the state of being fertilized

fer•ti•li•za•tion

(ˌfɜr tl əˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an act, process, or instance of fertilizing.
2. the state of being fertilized.
3. the union of male and female gametic nuclei.
4. the enrichment of soil, as for the production of crops.
[1855–60]
fer`ti•li•za′tion•al, adj.

fer·til·i·za·tion

(fûr′tl-ĭ-zā′shən)
1. The process by which a female reproductive cell becomes capable of developing into a complete organism by union with a male reproductive cell. In many animals, such as mammals, fertilization occurs inside the body of the female. In fish, eggs are fertilized in the water. In plants, eggs are fertilized inside the parent plant. See Note at pollination.
2. The process of making soil more productive of plant growth, as by the addition of organic material or fertilizer.

fertilize verb

fertilization

1. The union of male and female gametes to form a zygote.
2. (or conception) The joining of a sperm with an ovum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fertilization - creation by the physical union of male and female gametesfertilization - 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.fertilization - 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

fertilization

noun
1. insemination, propagation, procreation, implantation, pollination, impregnation from fertilization until birth is about 266 days
2. manuring, mulching, top dressing, dressing soil testing and fertilization
Translations
oplodněnípohnojenízúrodnění
befrugtninggødning
megtermékenyítéstermékenyítés
frjóvgun
oplodneniezúrodnenie
dölle megübreleme

fertilization

[ˌfɜːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nfecundación f, fertilización f

fertilization

[ˌfɜːrtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃən] fertilisation (British) n [egg] → fécondation f

fertilization

nBefruchtung f; (of soil)Düngung f

fertilization

[ˌfɜːtɪlaɪˈzeɪʃn] n (see vb) → fecondazione f, fertilizzazione f

fertile

(ˈfəːtail) adjective
1. producing a lot. fertile fields; a fertile mind/imagination.
2. able to produce fruit, children, young animals etc. fertile seed.
ferˈtility (-ˈti-) noun
the state or condition of being fertile.
fertilize, fertilise (-ti-) verb
to make fertile. He fertilized his fields with manure; An egg must be fertilized before it can develop.
ˌfertiliˈzation, ˌfertiliˈsation noun
ˈfertilizer, ˈfertiliser (-ti-) noun
a substance (manure, chemicals etc) used to make land (more) fertile.

fer·til·i·za·tion

n. fertilización, fecundación.

fertilization

n fecundación f; in vitro — (IVF) fecundación in vitro (FIV)
References in periodicals archive ?
Recent studies on in vivo fertilization of in vitro matured horse oocytes.
Indeed the aim of pre-ICSI processing techniques is to select the best quality spermatozoa during ICSI and as far as possible to avoid the transfer of the genetic abnormalities to oocyte that is similar to the natural selection during in vivo fertilization.

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