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Related / Similar Words: fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, saturation

 

Definition:
  • creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant;
  • the process of totally saturating something with a substance; "the impregnation of wood with preservative"; "the saturation of cotton with ether";
  • material with which something is impregnated; "the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue";

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    Hyponyms: pollination, pollenation, cross-fertilization, cross-fertilisation, self-fertilization, self-fertilisation, superfecundation, superfetation

     

    Part Meronyms: plastination

     

    Derivational Morphology: impregnate, knock up, bang up, prang up, inseminate, fecundate, fertilize, fertilise, saturate

     

     
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