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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

insemination

any means by which male sperm are introduced to the female prior to FERTILIZATION. see ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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