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1. (Science: gynaecology) The act of fecundation or of rendering pregnant.

2. The process or act of saturation, a saturated condition.

Origin: L. Impregnatio Creation by the physical union of male and female gametes; of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a plant.

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Re: Human Polygyny and Female attractiveness

... the leading expert on 'love', has concluded that the average duration of the human pair-bond is four years, which is usually enough to ensure the impregnation of the woman to produce a second child after she has conceived, gestated, birthed and lactated the first by the same man. It would seem ...

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by Stevemoxon
Sat Jul 30, 2011 8:39 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Human Polygyny and Female attractiveness
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Re: Why I believe in Creation + why neither can be proved

... is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent." Answer #10 Human vs. ghostly impregnation : The virgin birth was a miracle, and can not be explained in scientific terms. If God was able to create the entire universe and its laws ...

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by Jonl1408
Wed Mar 16, 2011 3:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why I believe in Creation
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Views: 22876

Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation

... want to have an active role in the development and upbringing of his children to ensure their survival. It seems as though it's not just about impregnation, but also about development. In addition, it is thought that a man would be apt to care for step-children to demonstrate to a woman his ...

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by jeremyo
Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:12 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Pitfalls of Evolutionary Psychology: Exaptation
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Views: 36295

The Fiber Disease

... are done under anaerobic conditions7,8. C. piliforme stains weakly with hematoxylin and eosin, so confirmation is frequently made using silver impregnation or Giemsa stains. The vegetative form, readily visible microscopically, is large and ranges from 8-40 mm in length. The organism does not ...

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by Skytroll
Sat Nov 04, 2006 3:57 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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