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conception

kuhn sep shuhn

  • n  an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances
  • n  the act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon
  • n  the event that occurred at the beginning of something
  • n  the creation of something in the mind

  • The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, shows a link between higher energy intake around the time of conception and the birth .
  • Complete abortion: All of the products of conception exit the body; Incomplete abortion: Only some of the products of conception exit the body; Inevitable abortion: The symptoms cannot .
  • The Democratic vice-presidential nominee enunciates his view that life begins at conception.
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  • Pope Benedict XVI in International Herald Tribune
    The Vatican released remarks made by the pope to Pelosi at a closed-door meeting Wednesday, saying Benedict spoke of the church's teaching "on the dignity of human life from conception to natural death."
  • Barack Obama in ABC News
    If it hasn't been for Selma, I wouldn't be here,Obama said. "This is the site of my conception. I am the fruits of your labor. I am the offspring of the movement. When people ask me if I've been to Selma before, I tell them I'm coming...
  • Roger Moore in Washington Post
    All of those parts were very, very different to one's conception of Bond ...... I thought he was absolutely marvelous,Moore said of Craig's acting in "Casino Royale."

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