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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.
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conceive

(kən-sēv′)
v.
1. To become pregnant.
2. To apprehend mentally; understand.
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Take advice from a fertility expert if you are trying to concieve. There are factors that are known to affect sperm counts adversely such as smoking, cannabis, alcohol, working with solvents and hot baths.
Arden, who won the award, was honored for helping to concieve and implement the original pilot program and because his willingness to work long hours was only matched by his belief in the need for a dispute resolution process between the public and their attorneys.
Speaking of the "terrorism" of the 1790s, Jefferson wrote that "In]one can concieve who did not witness them, and they were felt by one party only."(30) Adams did not agree.
What is most frightening, she noted, is that the chemicals can cause genetic mutations to the sperm that concieve the child.
Ans it is high time for honest people outside the region to concieve of it as a tragedy rather than some Wild West show populated by "good guys" and "bad guys." Tragedies can be resolved in one of two ways: there is the Shakespearean resolution and there is the Chekhovian one.
In his Romantic stage, Melville comes instead to concieve of his authority in terms of "that play of freedom & invention accorded only to the Romancer & poet" (qtd.
Abbey, from Chester-le-Street, had known from a young age that she wanted to be a mother, but her diagnosis with severe endometriosis - a condition causing tissue from the womb to grow in other parts of the reproductive system - meant she knew she struggled to naturally concieve.
EastEndersstar James Bye and his wife Victoria have welcomed their third son after a heartbreaking battle to concieve.
The love struck couple said they will have to adopt children as it's not possible to concieve after sex change.
And the six-term member of Congress imed he had been told by doctors that women would never concieve a baby after being raped.
For some men, age may not affect their ability to concieve as in the case of Tony Blair and journalist John Humphrys, both of whom had children after turning 40
But while the operation removed her ability to concieve naturally, it could not eradicate her maternal instincts.