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fe·cun·date

(fē'kŭn-dāt),
To impregnate; to make fertile.
[L. fecundo, pp. -atus, to make fruitful, fertilize]

fecundate

(fē′kən-dāt′, fĕk′ən-)
tr.v. fecun·dated, fecun·dating, fecun·dates
1. To make fecund or fruitful.
2. To impregnate; fertilize.

fe′cun·da′tion n.

fecundate

(fē′kŭn-dāt) [L. fecundare, to bear fruit]
To fertilize, impregnate, or render fertile.
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