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Insemination

The act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.).The introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female.insemination
deposit of seminal Fluid within the vagina, normally during coitus.
Synonym: semination.
Origin: L. In-semino, pp. -atus, to sow or plant in, fr. Semen, seed
artificial insemination, the introduction of semen into the vagina other than by coitus.
The occurrence where the sperm mother cell fuses with the mother egg cell in fertilisation.


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