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conception vesselAbbreviation: CV
In acupuncture, a meridian that runs down the midline of the body from the chin to the perineum.
See also: vessel
the onset of pregnancy, marked by implantation of the blastocyst; the formation of a viable zygote. See also reproduction.
see conception rate (below).
when conception begins but fails soon afterwards. One of the most common causes of reproductive wastage in dairy cows.
prevention of the establishment of pregnancy by the use of teaser males in commercial herds or flocks, or progestagen implants in the control of female wild animals.
percentage of matings that result in conception.
in acupuncture one of the two major extra meridians, besides the 12 regular meridians.