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  • nounthe enrichment of land
  • nounimpregnation of the ovum

synonyms for fertilization

  • covering
  • dressing
  • enrichment
  • preparation
  • spreading
  • liming
  • manuring
  • mulching
  • breeding
  • implantation
  • pollination
  • procreation
  • propagation
  • conjugation
  • fecundation
  • impregnation
  • insemination
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The sperm can’t make the journey on its own, and the real story of fertilization involves two reproductive systems working together.
HOW SPERM GOT ALL THE CREDIT IN THE FERTILIZATION STORYEDWARD VEGAJULY 2, 2021VOX
So researchers’ ability to retrieve and prepare this scarce resource for fertilization, and if necessary preserve the eggs through freezing, have all been crucial in assisting reproduction.
SOLVING MYSTERIES OF REPRODUCTION HELPED MAKE PARENTHOOD POSSIBLE FOR MILLIONSROBIN MARANTZ HENIGJUNE 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Scientists have known for some time that human eggs undergoing in vitro fertilization could be genetically altered.
CRISPR GIVES US THE POWER TO SHORT-CIRCUIT EVOLUTION. WHAT NOW?DINA TEMPLE-RASTONMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Later this year, the startup also plans to begin offering embryo testing, which will involve extracting a few cells from embryos created by in vitro fertilization, sequencing their DNA, and generating similar risk reports.
THIS SPIT TEST PROMISES TO TELL COUPLES THEIR RISK OF PASSING ON COMMON DISEASESEMILY MULLINAPRIL 21, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
While we know a lot about development after we are born, and even a little about what happens during pregnancy, we really don’t know anything about human development in the first two or three weeks after fertilization.
SCIENTISTS REPORT CREATING THE FIRST EMBRYO WITH HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN PRIMATE CELLSALICE PARKAPRIL 15, 2021TIME
That moment is called gastrulation, and for humans, it occurs about two weeks after egg and sperm meet in fertilization.
SCIENTISTS REPORT CREATING THE FIRST EMBRYO WITH HUMAN AND NON-HUMAN PRIMATE CELLSALICE PARKAPRIL 15, 2021TIME
That was in part because scientist couldn’t grow embryos more than four or five days anyway, which was sufficient for in vitro fertilization.
SCIENTISTS PLAN TO DROP THE 14-DAY EMBRYO RULE, A KEY LIMIT ON STEM CELL RESEARCHANTONIO REGALADOMARCH 16, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The 58-year-old Peking University professor pioneered genetic innovations that have made in vitro fertilization safer by helping doctors identify traits that could lead to the transmission of genetic disorders in newborns.
BREAKTHROUGH SCIENTISTS YOU NEED TO KNOWNICK FOURIEZOSMARCH 11, 2021OZY
This in vitro fertilization technique requires mitochondria from a donor egg, in addition to genetic information from a mother and father.
A BACTERIAL TOXIN ENABLES THE FIRST MITOCHONDRIAL GENE EDITORJACK J. LEEJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In the flower where the father and mother part matures at the same time, self-fertilization is the rule.
THE MOTHER AND HER CHILDWILLIAM S. SADLER
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WORDS RELATED TO FERTILIZATION

  • fertilization
  • formation
  • germination
  • impregnation
  • inception
  • initiation
  • insemination
  • invention
  • launching
  • origin
  • outset
  • start
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