• WordNet 3.6
    • n conceptus an animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life
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In literature:

A cognition is either an intuition or a conception (intuitus vel conceptus).
"The Critique of Pure Reason" by Immanuel Kant
Ecce enim in iniquitatibis conceptus sum: et in peccatis concepit me mater mea.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various

In news:

Conceptus , Publicis and Burson-Marsteller.
Conceptus , a Mountain View, CA-based company that developed a non-surgical permanent birth control procedure, has hired Sam Trujillo, formerly of Bayer, where he headed women's healthcare.
Trujilo is EVP marketing at Conceptus , reporting to president and CEO Mark Sieczkarek.
This supplement is a result of an expert committee convened on the subject of hysteroscopic sterilization in Dallas, TX, supported by Conceptus, Inc.