artificial insemination

noun

Definition of artificial insemination

  1. :  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

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

  1. :  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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