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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FERTILIZATION

This union of the male and female sex cells is called "fertilization."

Land was cheap and means of fertilization was limited and laborious.

The process of fertilization or fecundation is also known as impregnation and conception.

Fecundation and fertilization are important terms to remember.

The fertilization of peach-soils is to be considered in a separate topic.

We are, as yet, ignorant for the most part of the causes of this lapse of fertilization.

Gametogenesis, fertilization, and one-division meiosis in Oxymonas.

The former is found, of course, only in the higher animals, where fertilization is voluntary.

But no seeds are formed as the result of this fertilization.

The part of a flower which after fertilization becomes the seed.

WORD ORIGIN

1857, noun of action from fertilize.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR FERTILIZATION

conception

nounbeginning, birth
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