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conceive

 [kon-sēv´]
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kon-sēv),
To become pregnant, i.e., to achieve implantation of the blastocyst, ideally in the endometrium.

conceive

/con·ceive/ (kon-sēv´)
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.

conceive

(kən-sēv′)
v.
1. To become pregnant.
2. To apprehend mentally; understand.

conceive

[kənsēv′]
Etymology: L, concipere, to take together
to become pregnant.

conceive

to become pregnant.
References in classic literature ?
Who shall conceive the horrors of my secret toil as I dabbled among the unhallowed damps of the grave or tortured the living animal to animate the lifeless clay?
Of nearly 50 million couples struggling to conceive worldwide, almost half of them are trying to conceive their first child.
Sharjah: Families came together to cheer for the medics who made their dreams come true at the Conceive Fertility Clinic, Sharjah on Wednesday during the clinic's tenth anniversary.
It is crucial that a couple trying to conceive select a fertility lubricant designed and scientifically proven to be compatible with sperm, eggs, the process of fertilisation and embryo development to help keep sperm viable for the journey.
Researchers from the University of Adelaide identified 4,300 cases conceived with the help of different types of artificial methods currently available to help people who experience difficulties to conceive naturally, including in vitro fertilisation (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), ovulation induction and cryopreservation of embryos.
Alchemist Healthcare, has expanded its presence in the UAE by acquiring a majority stake in the Conceive Gynecology & Fertility Centre in Sharjah.
Fertility naturally declines and to conceive spontaneously after the age of 45 is particularly uncommon and to have a multiple pregnancy after the age of 45 is particularly uncommon," the Age quoted Dr Kilman as saying.
What it doesn't mean is that no women will conceive after the age of 40.
1) Women who would be okay either way differ from those intending to conceive in a number of respects; for example, they attach less importance to motherhood and are less likely to say that they are infertile.
The most likely time for couples to conceive was found to be 6pm-10pm.
WOMEN who have failed to conceive despite continued in vitro fertilisation ( IVF) now have some hope -- acupuncture.
It is also morally acceptable as a way to help an infertile woman to conceive, and is two to three times more successful than IVF, at a fraction of the cost.