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  Definition of Impregnation
  1. 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. the process of totally saturating something with a substance; "the impregnation of wood with preservative"; "the saturation of cotton with ether"
  3. material with which something is impregnated; "the impregnation, whatever it was, had turned the rock blue"
Similar Words: fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, saturation

 

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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