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Meaning of FECUNDATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
  2. [n]  creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant
 

FECUNDATION is a 11 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: dressing, fertilisation, fertilization, impregnation
 
 See Also: conception, creation, cross-fertilisation, cross-fertilization, enrichment, pollenation, pollination, self-fertilisation, self-fertilization, superfecundation, superfetation, top dressing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fec`un*da"tion\, n. [Cf. F. f['e]condation.]
(Biol.)
The act by which, either in animals or plants, material
prepared by the generative organs the female organism is
brought in contact with matter from the organs of the male,
so that a new organism results; impregnation; fertilization.

 

 

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