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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.
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infertility

Inability to conceive a child; also called sterility.
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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
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infertility

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

noun
The state or condition of being unable to reproduce sexually:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

infertility

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

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

[ˌɪnfɜːˈtɪlɪtɪ] nsterilità
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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
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in·fer·til·i·ty

n. infertilidad, inhabilidad de concebir o procrear.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

infertility

n infertilidad f, esterilidad f
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