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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.
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Monteverde intends to employ movie techniques onstage, incorporating dramatic details conceived as movie frames with help from lighting designer Carlo Cerri.
Two men conceived at the clinic - Barry Stevens, a film-maker from Canada and David Gollancz, a barrister in London - have researched the centre and DNA tests suggest Wiesner, an Austrian biologist, provided two thirds of the donated sperm.
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Conceived by anthropologist Bruce Albert and Yanomami shaman Davi Kopenawa, this one-hundred-plus-work show could be a trendsetter, as indigenous shamanism becomes the next yoga.
CHILDREN born through a new fertility technique are just as likely to be healthy aged five as those who were conceived naturally, a new study has shown.
But after two years of trying, only about 3 percent of 19- to 26-year- olds had still not conceived after two years, and 9 percent of women 35 to 39 were still not pregnant.
It revealed that up to nine per cent of infants conceived by artificial fertilisation methods were diagnosed with major birth defects, compared to 4.
Conservatives think marriage is too loosely conceived and see the encroachments of anathemas like gay marriage, polygamy, and no-fault divorce as the culprits.
In many Seveso victims, dioxin concentrations had dropped to background levels before their children were conceived.
Diaz's patients, Barbara, gave birth to a healthy baby girl who was conceived from a frozen egg.
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Children conceived by in vitro fertilization (IVF) actually perform better than age-and gender-matched peers on academic tests, a new study found.
WASHINGTON -- Children who were conceived from surgically retrieved sperm had no greater risk of cognitive and behavioral problems than did those conceived from ejaculated sperm, according to a study of 3-year follow up data from 874 children.