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conception

 [kon-sep´shun]
1. the onset of pregnancy, marked by implantation of the blastocyst; the formation of a viable zygote.

con·cep·tion

(kon-sep'shŭn),
1. Synonym(s): concept
2. Act of forming a general idea or notion.
3. Fertilization of oocyte by a sperm.
[L. conceptio; see concept]

conception

(kən-sĕp′shən)
n.
1.
a. Formation of a viable zygote by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; fertilization.
b. The entity formed by the union of the male sperm and female ovum; an embryo or zygote.
2.
a. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions: happiness beyond conception.
b. Something conceived in the mind or believed by a group of people; a concept, thought, or belief: the medieval conception of justice.
c. The beginning or formation of an idea or plan: She was involved in the project from its conception.

con·cep′tion·al adj.
con·cep′tive adj.
con·cep′tive·ly adv.

conception

Fertilisation; the union of semen and ovum, usually during intercourse; impregnation.

conception

Reproduction biology The onset of pregnancy, marked by implantation of a blastocyst in the endometrium, and formation of a viable zygote

con·cep·tion

(kŏn-sep'shŭn)
1. Synonym(s): concept.
2. Act of forming a general idea or notion.
3. Act of conceiving, or becoming pregnant; fertilization of the oocyte by a sperm to form a zygote.
[L. conceptio; see concept]

conception

1. Penetration of an OVUM by a SPERMATOZOON, with the initiation of a new individual and the state of pregnancy. The formation of a ZYGOTE.
2. The individual zygote or embryo so formed.

Conception

The union of egg and sperm to form a fetus.

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