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fertility

noun fer·til·i·ty \(ˌ)fər-ˈti-lə-tē\

: the ability to produce young

: the ability to support the growth of many plants

: the ability to produce many ideas

Full Definition of FERTILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being fertile
2
:  the birthrate of a population

Examples of FERTILITY

  1. She studied the effects of pollution on the fertility of the local fish population.
  2. The doctor ordered a test of his fertility.
  3. The area is known for its soil fertility.
  4. the fertility of his imagination

First Known Use of FERTILITY

15th century

fertility

noun fer·til·i·ty \(ˌ)fər-ˈtil-ət-ē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural fer·til·i·ties

Medical Definition of FERTILITY

1
:  the quality or state of being fertile
2
:  the birthrate of a population—compare mortality 2b

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