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impregnation

 [im″preg-na´shun]

im·preg·na·tion

(im'preg-nā'shŭn),
1. The act of making pregnant.
See also: saturation.
2. The process of diffusing or permeating with another substance, as in metallic impregnation of tissue components with silver nitrate or ammoniacal silver.
See also: saturation.

impregnation

/im·preg·na·tion/ (im″preg-na´shun)
2. saturation (1).

impregnation

Chemistry
The saturation of a material with a liquid.

Biology
The union of sperm with an ovum; fertilisation is widely preferred in the working medical parlance.

impregnation

The act or process of making pregnant, fertilizing or inseminating.

impregnation

1. the act of fertilizing or rendering pregnant.
2. saturation.
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