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v. fertil·ized, fertil·izing, fertil·izes
1. To cause the fertilization of (an ovum, for example).
2. To make (soil, for example) fertile: Compost fertilizes the soil.
3. To spread fertilizer on: used a mechanical spreader to fertilize the lawn.
To spread fertilizer.

fer′til·iz′a·ble adj.


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Patient discussion about fertilize

Q. i just have my period last november 25 and ended on 28.when is my possible fertile and ovulation period please help me identify my fertile and ovulation period

A. If someone knew it, it'd solve the human race many problems with fertility. The problem is that ovulation (and thus, the period of possible fertility) happens 14 days BEFORE the onset of menses, so you know about it only retrospectively.

However there ways such as serial body temperature measuring, along with kits that measures the level of hormones in the urine in order to estimate the time of the coming ovulation, and help in timing intercourse.

You may read more about it here (www.mayoclinic.com/health/ovulation-signs/AN01521 ) but anyway, consulting a doctor (e.g. gynecologist) may be wise.

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Although both silages fertilized with ASH and 804H mainly produced acetate and butyrate but no lactate, the highest amount of lactate was found and no butyrate production was detected in UH-fertilized silages.
Based on these findings they can also explain why previous studies had measured high levels of HONO in the air above fertilized agricultural soil.
An ectopic pregnancy results from a fertilized egg's inability to work its way quickly enough down the fallopian tube into the uterus.
Eggs can be fertilized outside the womb during In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF), which produces excess fertilized eggs which can be frozen for future use.
The accepted medical definition of the beginning of pregnancy is when a fertilized embryo successfully implants in the uterus.
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These bushes are never fertilized but still manage to put out a respectable crop of flowers each year.
Fish hatcheries throughout the country have been grappling with outbreaks of parasitic water mold, which inhibit the incubation rate of fertilized eggs.
When a fertilized egg finds itself in a special environment -- a woman's uterus -- it may multiply and differentiate into a new person, whose individuality will be based in large measure on its new genetic makeup.
This "male egg" could then be fertilized with sperm from the other partner, resulting in sperm-sperm reproduction.
Officials of the university's agricultural faculty said the nuclei of four eggs from two old cows, aged 15 and 19, were transferred to eggs from a 3-year-old cow and fertilized.
A health ministry panel deliberating a fertility treatment agreed Friday to prohibit treatment that uses an egg fertilized with sperm provided separately by a third person when both members of a couple are sterile.