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Fecundation  n.  (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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"Fecundation" Quotes from Famous Books

... adultery; incest; rape; (unnatural) sodomy, buggery, pederasty; (of birds) tread. Antonyms: continence, chastity, virginity. Associated Words: venereal, incontinence, incontinent, unchastity, copulatory, gonorrhea, clap, syphilis, cenogamy, infibulation, intromittent, access, nonaccess, orgasm, fecundation, impregnate, impregnation, copulate, lecher, lechery, lecherous, libertine, libertinism, house of assignation, bawd, procurer, ...
— Putnam's Word Book • Louis A. Flemming

... deity. This, too, refers to the deification of sex. O'Brien, in the "Round Towers of Ireland" states, "The lotus was the most sacred plant of the Ancients, and typified the two principles of the earth fecundation,—the germ standing for the lingam; the filaments and petals ...
— The Journal of Abnormal Psychology - Volume 10

Words linked to "Fecundation" :   self-fertilisation, pollination, enrichment, fertilization, pollenation, top dressing, cross-fertilisation, fertilisation, superfetation, impregnation, self-fertilization, conception, fecundate, superfecundation, cross-fertilization, dressing

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