impregnation

  1. the process of permeating or infusing
  2. creation by the union of sperm or pollen with an animal or plant or egg cell

impregnation

(im″prәg-na´shәn) fertilization. saturation.
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impregnation

(L. impregnatio) 1. the act of fecundation or of rendering pregnant. 2. the process or act of saturation; a saturated condition.
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impregnation

[n] - material with which something is impregnated
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Impregnation

• (n.) That with which anything is impregnated. • (n.) The fusion of a female germ cell (ovum) with a male germ cell (in animals, a spermatozoon) to form a single new cell endowed with the power of developing into a new individual; fertilization; fecundation. • (n.) Intimate mixture; influsion; saturation. • (n.) The act of impr...
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Impregnation

Im`preg·na'tion noun [ Confer French imprégnation , Late Latin impraegnatio .] 1. The act of impregnating or the state of being impregnated; fecundation. 2. (Biol.) The fusion of a female germ cell (ovum) with a male germ cell (in animals, a spermatozoön) to form...
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impregnation

1. <gynaecology> The act of fecundation or of rendering pregnant. ... 2. The process or act of saturation, a saturated condition. ... Origin: L. Impregnatio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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impregnation

creation by the physical union of male and female gametes
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Impregnation

Fecundation or fertilization of the ovule by the pollen; also, the infiltration of substances.
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Impregnation

The treatment of castings with a sealing medium to stop pressure leaks, such as soaking under pressure with or without prior evacuation, and either with hot or cold application. Mediums used include silicate of soda, drying oils with or without styrene, plastics, and proprietary compounds.
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impregnation

Type: Term Pronunciation: im′preg-nā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act of making pregnant. 2. The process of diffusing or permeating with another substance, as in metallic impregnation of tissue components with silver nitrate or ammoniacal silver.
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