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inseminate

(ĭn-sĕm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. insemi·nated, insemi·nating, insemi·nates
1. To introduce or inject semen into the reproductive tract of (a female).
2. Archaic To sow seed in.

in·sem′i·na′tion n.
in·sem′i·na′tor n.

inseminate

V. to introduce semen into the genital passage of a female whether by coitus or otherwise. Potentially to impregnate.

inseminate

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