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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.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 16, 2018-DxNow awarded US FDA's 510(k) clearance for ZyMAt devices to advance fertility treatment in infertile couples
M2 PHARMA-March 16, 2018-DxNow awarded US FDA's 510(k) clearance for ZyMAt devices to advance fertility treatment in infertile couples
Summary: New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI-Businesswire India): Merck Foundation, a non-profit organization and a subsidiary of Merck KGaA Germany, is partnering with the First Lady of Gambia, Fatoumatta Bah Barrow, to empower infertile women across Africa.
The study titled, 'Impact of Seminal Plasma Zinc and Serum Zinc Level on Semen Parameter of Fertile and Infertile Males,' was done at the Center for Assisted Reproduction, a tertiary infertility center and at the Biochemistry Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
Every sixth couple is infertile"In Europe, around 15 percent of couples are infertile, according to the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) which in effect means every sixth couple," explains Peter Krajkovi, chief doctor of the Helios sanatorium in Martin, where the Slovak centre for assisted reproduction is located.
Aims and Objective: The aims and objectives of the study were to establish the serum concentration of [alpha]-tocopherol and lipid peroxide (LPO) level in infertile females of northern Karnataka compared to age-matched control.
Objective: To determine general attitudes of fertile and infertile women to oocyte donation in a Muslim and secular population.
Background: The purpose of the study was to investigate the frequencies and types of Y chromosome microdeletions in infertile men and to analyze the relationship between the levels of reproductive hormones and Y microdeletions.
Led by CMED Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Dr Michail Nomikos, the team could start the fertilization process in the lab by injecting eggs with a higher amount of the PLCz protein from the infertile men than found naturally in their sperm.
Methods: This observational study was conducted at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi, from August 2009 to June 2013, and comprised fertile and infertile subjects.
October 15, 2016: For infertile couples from different countries in the world, it is very expensive to get treatment in their respective country.