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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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Results of the multivariate analysis indicate that the more certain a woman was that she would like to have a baby and the greater value she placed on being a mother, the more likely she was to be trying to conceive rather than to be okay with either conceiving or not (odds ratio, 1.
The retrospective study involved two groups of women selected from seven hospitals: 2,817 pregnant women and 1,818 infertile women (defined as not conceiving after one year of unprotected intercourse).
This means every woman's chances of conceiving dwindle steeply over 40.
It found that poor oral health is as bad for fertility as obesity - delaying the chances of conceiving by about two months.
For couples trying to conceive, certain negative lifestyle factors are associated with an increased time to pregnancy and an elevated risk of not conceiving in the first year.
A string of studies over the last 20 years have reported delays in conceiving among women who stop taking the Pill.
Almost all women who had miscarried showed signs of high fertility just after the loss, with one-third of them conceiving in the next menstrual cycle.
Frederic Mouret, manager and founder of Protomed, commented, "Our experience in the conceiving of devices and tests for heart valves and stents has been of great help when we started to work in the vascular field.
Nearly hall had a normal weight before conceiving, and 82% did not smoke in late pregnancy.