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conceive

 [kon-sēv´]
1. to become pregnant.
2. take in, grasp, or form in the mind.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

conceive

(kon-sēv),
To become pregnant, i.e., to achieve implantation of the blastocyst, ideally in the endometrium.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

conceive

(kən-sēv′)
v.
1. To become pregnant.
2. To apprehend mentally; understand.
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The self speaks as "I"; contrary to Patke's assertion that the conceiver of the angel is Stevens without a mask (162), each reader is implicated, each reader reads "I" and speaks about herself.
This is so oversimplified as to be quite misleading because they assume: (i) that the inventive activity occurred in the United States;(50) (ii) that the first conceiver also reduces to practice first, or at least is diligent in reducing to practice under the conditions that the patent code spells out;(51) and (iii) that the first conceiver can meet the relevant evidentiary burden.(52) If these criticisms sound picky, that is the point; generalizing in this area is so difficult as to be almost fruitless, and the best summary one can attempt is "this is complicated; see the cases."
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