insemination


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in·sem·i·nate

 (ĭn-sĕm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. in·sem·i·nat·ed, in·sem·i·nat·ing, in·sem·i·nates
1. To introduce or inject semen into the reproductive tract of (a female).
2. Archaic To sow seed in.

[Latin īnsēmināre, īnsēmināt-, to implant, impregnate : in-, in; see in-2 + sēmināre, to plant (from sēmen, sēmin-, seed; see semen).]

in·sem′i·na′tion n.
in·sem′i·na′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insemination - the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
planting - putting seeds or young plants in the ground to grow; "the planting of corn is hard work"
2.insemination - the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
artificial insemination, AI - the introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse
carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation, copulation, intercourse, relation, congress - the act of sexual procreation between a man and a woman; the man's penis is inserted into the woman's vagina and excited until orgasm and ejaculation occur
bodily function, bodily process, body process, activity - an organic process that takes place in the body; "respiratory activity"
Translations

insemination

[ɪnˌsemɪˈneɪʃən] Ninseminación f

insemination

[ɪnˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃən] n [woman] → insémination f; [animal] → insémination f artificial insemination

insemination

nInsemination f (spec), → Befruchtung f; (of cattle)Besamung f; (fig) (of beliefs)Einimpfung f; (of knowledge)Vermittlung f

insemination

[ɪnˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃn] ninseminazione f

in·sem·i·na·tion

n. inseminación, fertilización de un óvulo.

insemination

n inseminación f artificial — inseminación artificial
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