insemination insemination  /ɪn ˌsɛ mə ˈneɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
  2. (n) the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female

Usage(s):

  1. That was artificial insemination of their armies, of a sort.
  2. In the last few years, artificial insemination of human beings has become a highly successful science.
  3. Artificial donor insemination, he held, is adultery and is contrary to public policy, and the offspring is illegitimate.

News

  1. First penguins born using artificial insemination

    SAN DIEGO— It could be called, one of the cutest scientific breakthroughs ever seen. For the first time ever, penguins have been conceived and hatched using artificial insemination and it all happened at SeaWorld San Diego. They’re cute, fluffy and …
    on June 7, 2013     Source: FOX 5 San Diego

  2. Religion news in brief

    CINCINNATI (AP) - A jury found an Ohio archdiocese discriminated against a teacher fired after becoming pregnant via artificial insemination, leaving legal experts expecting an appeal they say could have a much wider legal impact.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Log Cabin Democrat

  3. Penguin Breakthrough

    The first penguins in the world conceived through artificial insemination.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: NBC San Diego

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Quotes

  1. Zavos says, "Placing the semen inside the vaginal cavity when they receive it is not a rocket engineer's type of a procedure. But, in spite of that, we warn them that artificial insemination is a physician-prescribed procedure."
    on May 27, 2004 By: Panos Zavos Source: KOLD-TV

  2. "Parties to a civil union who use artificial insemination to conceive a child can be treated no differently than a husband and wife, who, unable to conceive a child biologically, choose to conceive a child by inseminating the wife with the sperm of...
    on Nov 23, 2004 By: William Cohen Source: Houstonvoice.com

  3. "The conflict, whatever that obstacle is, has to be interesting enough. The artificial insemination here, it's such a modern thing," says Lopez.
    on Apr 20, 2010 By: Jennifer Lopez Source: USA Today

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