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noun con·cep·tion \kən-ˈsep-shən\

Medical Definition of CONCEPTION

a :  the process of becoming pregnant involving fertilization or implantation or both b :  embryo, fetus
a :  the capacity, function, or process of forming or understanding ideas or abstractions or their symbols b :  a general idea


July 03, 2015
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