artificial insemination

noun
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of artificial insemination

: introduction of semen into the uterus or oviduct by other than natural means

Examples of artificial insemination in a Sentence

  1. children conceived through artificial insemination

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First Known Use of artificial insemination

1881


ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION Defined for English Language Learners

artificial insemination

noun

Definition of artificial insemination for English Language Learners

  • medical : a medical process in which semen is used to make a woman or female animal pregnant without sexual intercourse


Medical Dictionary

artificial insemination

noun

medical Definition of artificial insemination

: introduction of semen into part of the female reproductive tract (as the cervical opening, uterus, or fallopian tube) by other than natural means

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