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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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