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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

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.
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