infecundity


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fe·male ste·ril·i·ty

the inability of the female to conceive, due to inadequacy in structure or function of the genital organs.
Synonym(s): infecundity

infecundity

(ĭn-fē-kŭn′dĭ-tē) [L. infecunditas, sterility]
Barrenness; an inability to conceive.

infecundity

Infertility. Inability to bear children.
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70) The sentence from Resolution 22, on "Responsible Parenthood," reads in part as follows: "Nevertheless, the Conference finds itself unable to agree with the Pope's conclusion that all methods of conception control other than abstinence from sexual intercourse or its confinement to the periods of infecundity are contrary to the 'order established by God'" (Coleman, Resolutions, p.
In contrast, declines in the proportion of women with no need were greatest among younger women (5-8 percentage points among women aged 15-29), and declines in infecundity were greatest among women 35 or older (6-9 points).
elevate infecundity, waste, and sameness to requirements for the production of pleasure.
Infertility, involuntary infecundity, and the seeking of medical advice in industrialized countries 1970-1992: a review of concepts, measurement and results.
n] is the probability of pregnancy in month n, b is the probability a pregnancy is brought to term, f is the monthly failure rate, a is the gestation at time of induced or spontaneous abortion and i is nine months plus duration of postpartum infecundity.
It records childlessness, primary and secondary infertility, primary, secondary and self-reported infecundity, and trends in fertility.
I was astonished to learn that throughout their life they have lived on the margins of the society, most of them unmarried or dumped due to infecundity, but they demonstrated far more tenacity and courage than any other sufferers.
The authors focus on developing countries around the world and report statistics on infecundity, childlessness and infertility.
History offers few examples of this absolute infecundity.
a very personal symbol whose significance, while originating in a popular religious imagery of death, has become for him more specifically sexual: the lirio denotes sexual infecundity, rejection, and perhaps unacceptable homosexual inclinations.
Ana Maria's possible infecundity and its supposedly divine solution with the birth of an heir to the throne after a promise made by D.