Impregnation

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Impregnation

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.