infertile


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in·fer·tile

 (ĭn-fûr′tl)
adj.
1. Biology
a. Not capable of initiating, sustaining, or supporting reproduction.
b. Not fertilized and hence incapable of growing and developing: infertile duck eggs.
2. Not capable of sustaining crops or vegetation: infertile land.
3. Unproductive or producing little: a path of research that proved infertile.

infertile

(ɪnˈfɜːtaɪl)
adj
1. not capable of producing offspring; sterile
2. (of land) not productive; barren
inˈfertilely adv
infertility n

in•fer•tile

(ɪnˈfɜr tl; esp. Brit. -taɪl)

adj.
not fertile; sterile; barren.
[1590–1600; < Latin]
in•fer′tile•ly, adv.
in`fer•til′i•ty, n.

in·fer·tile

(ĭn-fûr′tl)
1. Not capable of producing offspring, seeds, or fruit; unable to reproduce.
2. Not capable of developing into a complete organism: infertile eggs.
3. Not capable of supporting plant life; unfavorable to the growth of crops and plants: infertile soil.

infertility noun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.infertile - incapable of reproducinginfertile - incapable of reproducing; "an infertile couple"
unfruitful - not fruitful; not conducive to abundant production
impotent - lacking power or ability; "Technology without morality is barbarous; morality without technology is impotent"- Freeman J.Dyson; "felt impotent rage"
unproductive - not producing or capable of producing; "elimination of high-cost or unproductive industries"

infertile

adjective
1. sterile, barren, infecund According to one survey, one woman in eight is infertile.
2. barren, unproductive, nonproductive, unfruitful, infecund The waste is dumped, making the surrounding land infertile.
barren productive, fertile, fruitful, generative, fecund

infertile

adjective
1. Lacking or unable to produce growing plants or crops:
2. Unable to produce offspring:
Translations
عَاقِرٌعَقيم، عاقِرمُجْدِب، قاحِل، غَيْر مُخْصِب
neplodnýneúrodný
ufrugtbarinfertilsteril
hedelmätön
neplodan
ófrjór
繁殖力のない
불임의
nederlingumasnevaisingas
neauglīgs
neúrodný
infertil
เป็นหมัน
vô sinh

infertile

[ɪnˈfɜːtaɪl] ADJ [land, soil] → yermo, infecundo; [person, animal] → estéril

infertile

[ɪnˈfɜːrtaɪl] adj
[person, animal] → stérile
[soil, land] → stérile

infertile

adj soil, womb, personunfruchtbar; animalfortpflanzungsunfähig; mindunergiebig, ideenlos

infertile

[ɪnˈfɜːtaɪl] adjsterile

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

infertile

عَاقِرٌ neplodný ufrugtbar unfruchtbar στείρος estéril hedelmätön stérile neplodan sterile 繁殖力のない 불임의 onvruchtbaar ufruktbar nieurodzajny estéril бесплодный infertil เป็นหมัน verimsiz vô sinh 不生育的

infertile

adj infértil, estéril
References in classic literature ?
From these facts; from the great difficulty of ascertaining the infertility of varieties in a state of nature, for a supposed variety if infertile in any degree would generally be ranked as species; from man selecting only external characters in the production of the most distinct domestic varieties, and from not wishing or being able to produce recondite and functional differences in the reproductive system; from these several considerations and facts, I do not think that the very general fertility of varieties can be proved to be of universal occurrence, or to form a fundamental distinction between varieties and species.
Kisspeptin receptor is G-coupled protein receptor.1 Kisspeptin plays Increased prevalence of male infertility with the associated social and psychological problems has called the researchers to look for causes as well as elucidations of the infertility catastrophe.4 One of the discovered causes is decrease in serum levels of Kisspeptin in infertile males as compared to fertile ones.5
In an infertile couple, is it really the wife who often has a problem?
It has been reported that about 10% of the world populations are infertile (3).
Actress Lisa Faulkner has said she is "happy" she is infertile as she would not have her adopted daughter otherwise.
[USA], Mar 17 (ANI): Scientists have found that the DNA of sperm taken from the testicles of infertile men was as good as that of ejaculated sperm of fertile men.
New research reveals that infertile men are less well-endowed.
Lahore -- Pakistan Poultry Association (PPA) has written a letter to all hatcheries and warned them the sale of un-hatched / infertile eggs to any person or company is strictly prohibited under the Punjab Pure Food Regulations 2018.
WHO declares a sexually active, non-contraceptive using, non-lactating woman to be infertile if she is unable to give birth to a live baby after twelve months of regular non-protected intercourse.
The inability to have children has traditionally been a source of pain, anxiety and shame, flagging the worse consequences to infertile couples.1 Infertility is one of the main gynecological problems and is defined as failure to conceive after 1 year of normal, unprotected marital relations.
Methods: One hundred and thirty four infertile women going to IUI treatment as study group and 134 women who do not report any infertility complaint attending to gynecology clinic for routine control as control group were enrolled.