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insemination

 [in-sem″ĭ-na´shun]
the deposit of seminal fluid within the vagina or cervix.
artificial insemination that done by artificial means. There are two primary types: Artificial insemination by husband (AIH) involves depositing the husband's or sexual partner's sperm from a specimen, obtained during masturbation, into the vagina, cervical canal, or uterine cavity of the recipient. Donor insemination or Artificial insemination by donor (AID) involves the same techniques but the sperm is from a donor other than the husband or partner.

in·sem·i·na·tion

(in-sem'i-nā'shŭn),
Deposit of seminal fluid within the vagina, normally during coitus.
Synonym(s): semination
[L. in-semino, pp. -atus, to sow or plant in, fr. semen, seed]

insemination

/in·sem·i·na·tion/ (-sem″ĭ-na´shun) the deposit of seminal fluid within the vagina or cervix.
artificial insemination  (AI) that done by artificial means.
artificial insemination by donor  (AID) donor i.
artificial insemination by husband  (AIH) artificial insemination in which the semen used is from the woman's mate.
donor insemination , heterologous insemination artificial insemination in which the semen used is not from the woman's mate.
homologous insemination  artificial i. by husband.

insemination

[insem′inā′shən]
the injection of semen into the vagina. It may involve an artificial process unrelated to sexual intercourse.

insemination

1. The deposition of seminal fluid in the vagina, especially during intercourse.
2. The fertilization of an ovum with semen. See Donor insemination, Heterologous insemination, Homologous insemination, Intrauterine insemination.

in·sem·i·na·tion

(in-sem'i-nā'shŭn)
Deposit of seminal fluid within the vagina, normally during coitus.
Synonym(s): semination.
[L. in-semino, pp. -atus, to sow or plant in, fr. semen, seed]

insemination

any means by which male sperm are introduced to the female prior to FERTILIZATION. see ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION.

insemination

the deposit of seminal fluid within the vagina, cervix or uterus.

artificial insemination
that done by artificial means, e.g. by pipette or straw through the cervix. See also artificial insemination.
surgical insemination
the semen is deposited in the uterus by injection through its wall, having first exposed the uterus by a laparotomy.
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