• Roberts-Mackensen bee insemination instrument, 1944
    Roberts-Mackensen bee insemination instrument, 1944
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n insemination the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female
    • n insemination the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Insemination A sowing.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n insemination The act of sowing or of injecting seed; impregnation.
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In literature:

You've been using artificial insemination on the main-island Lani.
"The Lani People" by J. F. Bone
Insemination is a cure, in certain respects, not unlike to that of inescation.
"The Mysteries of All Nations" by James Grant
A large number of births are conceived by artificial insemination.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
You're the one that told me she had her calf by artificial insemination, didn't you?
"Make Mine Homogenized" by Rick Raphael
Females are inseminated with sperm produced in the preceding year.
"Natural History of the Ornate Box Turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata Agassiz" by John M. Legler
Within a few days after insemination, usually in early May, females become actively hostile to males.
"Life History and Ecology of the Five-lined Skink, Eumeces fasciatus" by Henry S. Fitch

In news:

Artificial insemination in a commercial beef production system has advantages and disadvantages.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Guadalupe Benitez claims that after being treated with fertility drugs for nearly a year, her Christian doctors refused to inseminate her because she is a lesbian.
If you are planning on breeding your mare through artificial insemination , here are some questions to keep in mind when speaking with a breeder.
EVERY YEAR THAN 80,000 women are inseminated artificially with sperm from men they do not know.
If a recent attempt at artificial insemination fails, the Smithsonian's National Zoo may try to negotiate a replacement panda or two from China.
(AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court says children conceived through artificial insemination after the death of a parent cannot receive Social Security survivor benefits.
Bower / AP In Astrue v Caputo, the Supreme Court will decide if twins conceived by artificial insemination after their father's death should receive Social Security survivor benefits.
Artificial Insemination procedure on Zeya.
UW Extension plans artificial insemination school in Riverton.
A new study paints a troubling portrait of children conceived by single mothers who chose insemination.
THE WASHINGTON POST) The National Zoo made another attempt to breed its giant panda s this week, opting for artificial insemination after the pair once again failed to mate on their own.
In the popular television series Jon and Kate Plus 8, a couple suffering from infertility used artificial insemination to have children.
"Inseminating the Elephant," the book of verse by Lucia Perillo, has been awarded the 2010 Rebekah Johnson Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry by the Library of Congress.
Artificial insemination (AI) sire selection decisions made this spring will greatly affect the future genetic makeup and profitability of a herd for years.
The Beach Boys are the commercial inseminators of surf rock.

In science:

In the case life started in this way on planet Earth, then all terrestrial living beings would have common building blocks of DNA with the living beings of thousands of other planets which would have undergone similar insemination procedures with the same bacteria.
Brane Worlds, the Subanthropic Principle and the Undetectability Conjecture