1 the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
2 the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
- Rhymes: -eɪʃǝn
- A sowing of seed; the act of inseminating.
- The act of impregnating someone or thing.
- Dutch: inseminatie
Insemination is the introduction of sperm into the female uterus of a mammal or the oviduct of an oviparous (egg-laying animal) during copulation with another animal.
Artificial insemination is when it is done by some means other than copulation.
- Photos of Honeybee´s insemination
insemination in Hebrew: הפריה מלאכותית
insemination in Lithuanian: Apsėklinimas
insemination in Polish: Zaplemnienie
artificial insemination, broadcast, broadcasting, conjugation, cross-fertilization, cross-pollination, dissemination, fecundation, fertilization, getting with child, heterogamy, impregnation, isogamy, orthogamy, planting, pollination, pollinization, reforestation, resetting, retimbering, seeding, semination, setting, sowing, transplantation, zygosis