Definition of Insemination

1. Noun. The act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.).

Generic synonyms: Planting
Derivative terms: Inseminate

2. Noun. The introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female.

Definition of Insemination

1. n. A sowing.

Definition of Insemination

1. Noun. A sowing of seed; the act of inseminating. ¹

2. Noun. The act of impregnating (making pregnant) someone or thing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Insemination

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Insemination

1. 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. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Insemination

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1. A Text-book of obstetrics by Barton Cooke Hirst (1909)
"insemination. By the term insemination is meant the ejaculation of seminal ... The study of insemination involves a consideration of the seminal fluid, ..."

2. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"insemination. Definition.—By insemination is meant the deposition of the seminal ... This act is called insemination, although fecundation does not follow ..."

3. Fecundity, Fertility, Sterility, and Allied Topics by James Matthews Duncan (1866)
"IN commencing it will be useful to define the meaning to be attached to some important terms frequently recurring in this discussion—viz. insemination, ..."

4. Fecundity, fertility , sterility and allied topics by James Matthews Duncan (1871)
"THE INTERVAL BETWEEN insemination AND PARTURITION. THIS is a period of the greatest importance in a medico- legal point of view. ..."

5. The Maturation of the Egg of the Mouse by Joseph Abraham Long, Edward Laurens Mark (1911)
"TIME RELATIONS OF PARTURITION, MATURATION, OVULA- TION, insemination, AND SEMINATION. Parturition may occur at any hour of the day or night; although, ..."

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