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fertility

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noun fer·til·i·ty \(ˌ)fər-ˈti-lə-tē\

Simple Definition of fertility

  • : 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. 1 :  the quality or state of being fertile

  2. 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



15th Century

First Known Use of fertility

15th century


FERTILITY Defined for Kids

fertility

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noun fer·til·i·ty \ˌfər-ˈti-lə-tē\

Definition of fertility

  1. :  the condition of being fertile <soil fertility>




Medical Dictionary

fertility

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noun fer·til·i·ty \(ˌ)fər-ˈtil-ət-ē\

Medical Definition of fertility

plural fer·til·i·ties

  1. 1:  the quality or state of being fertile

  2. 2:  the birthrate of a population—compare mortality 2b





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