Medical Dictionary


noun fer·til·iza·tion

Medical Definition of FERTILIZATION

:  an act or process of making fertile: as a :  an act or process of fecundation, insemination, or impregnation b :  the process of union of two gametes whereby the somatic chromosome number is restored and the development of a new individual is initiated
fer·til·ize or British fer·til·ise \ˈfərt-əl-ˌīz\ transitive verb, fer·til·ized or British fer·til·ised fer·til·iz·ing or British fer·til·is·ing


fer·til·iza·tion or British fer·til·isa·tion \ˌfərt-əl-ə-ˈzā-shən\
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