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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.

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Eric Mussen, an extension apiculturist at the University of California, Davis, said that the delicate art of inseminating queen bees is a step in the right direction in curbing the spread of the aggressive bees but is perhaps just a blip on the radar screen.
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The institute started artificially inseminating cows with the sperm of bulls cloned from somatic cells in December 1999, and succeeded with 14 impregnation using the sperm of two cloned bulls.
The bill is aimed at prohibiting the creation of human clones, as well as hybrid embryos to be created, for instance, by inseminating animal ova with human sperm, and chimeric embryos, in which human and animal cells coexist.
The finding further clarified the nature of the African bees' expansion, showing that it has resulted mostly from African maternal lineages spreading as swarms, rather than from African drones inseminating European queens.
REARING pigs and artificially inseminating a cow were just some of the duties performed by one Handsworth student when she put her studies on hold for an up and coming Channel Four documentary.