Definition of Fertilisation

1. Noun. Creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant.




2. Noun. Making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure.
Exact synonyms: Dressing, Fecundation, Fertilization
Generic synonyms: Enrichment
Specialized synonyms: Top Dressing
Derivative terms: Fecundate, Fertilize

Definition of Fertilisation

1. Noun. (chiefly British) alternative spelling of '''fertilization''' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fertilisation

fersmanite
fersmite
ferthe
fertigation
fertigations
fertile
fertile material
fertile phase
fertilely
fertileness
fertilenesses
fertiler
fertilest
fertilisable
fertilisation (current term)
fertilisations
fertilise
fertilised
fertiliser
fertilisers
fertilises
fertilising
fertilitate
fertilities
fertility
fertility agents
fertility drug

Literary usage of Fertilisation

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1. Nature by Norman Lockyer, Nature Publishing Group (1875)
"Alpine Species adapted to Cross-fertilisation by Butter- flics, while the most nearly allied species which inhabit the plain or lower mountain region are ..."

2. The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals by Charles Darwin (1896)
"[THIS book, as pointed out in the ‘Autobiography,' is a complement to the ‘ fertilisation of Orchids,' because it shows how important are the results of ..."

3. Charles Darwin's Works by Charles Darwin (1896)
"[Tins book, as pointed out in the 'Autobiography,' is a complement to the ' fertilisation of Orchids,' because it shows how important are the results of ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"Gesel.,' Bd. IV) of some researches made by himself on the fertilisation of the ... In order to study the fertilisation and germination stages, ..."

5. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1895)
"By the PRESIDENT. [Publication deferred till next number.] (3) On the fertilisation of some Species of Medicago L. in England. ..."

6. Darwinism: An Exposition of the Theory of Natural Selection, with Some of by Alfred Russel Wallace (1891)
"... Mowers—Modes of securing cross-fertilisation—The interpretation of tlie facts—Summary of additional facts bearing on insect fertilisationfertilisation ..."

7. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"Influence of the origin of the reproductive cells on the product of fertilisation. The male and female cells or the organs that produce them are formed at a ..."

8. Text-book of the embryology of man and mammals by Oscar Hertwig, Edward Laurens Mark (1905)
"The Process of fertilisation. The union of egg-cell and spermatic cell is ... In such cases the fertilisation also must evidently take place in the ducts of ..."

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