• Roberts-Mackensen bee insemination instrument, 1944
    Roberts-Mackensen bee insemination instrument, 1944
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v inseminate introduce semen into (a female)
    • v inseminate place seeds in or on (the ground) "sow the ground with sunflower seeds"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Inseminate To implant in, as if sowing seed; as, to inseminate one's children with one's own prejudices; -- used mostly of ideas or attitudes..
    • Inseminate To sow seed into.
    • Inseminate To sow seed into; to impregnate.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • inseminate To sow; inject seed into; impregnate.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. inseminatus, p. p. of inseminare, to sow. See Seminate


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:

THE WASHINGTON POST) The National Zoo made another attempt to breed its giant pandas this week, opting for artificial insemination after the pair once again failed to mate on their own.
Artificial Insemination by Known Donor.
Courts May Settle Artificial Insemination Debate.
Giant panda Xin Xin to be artificially inseminated.
Woodland Park artificially inseminates elephant again.
Raymond Ansotegui and the art of artificially inseminating cattle.
Her son, Daniel, whom she conceived through artificial insemination, is now 4.
National Zoo veterinarian and keepers perform an ultrasound on female panda Mei Xiang, with hope that the insemination in January was successful, and that DC will have a new baby panda on the way.
The movie offers a largely celebratory treatment of donor insemination , as do two other movies out this year, "The Back-up Plan" and next month's "The Kids Are All Right".
The Nebraska Supreme Court says children conceived through artificial insemination after the death of a parent cannot receive Social Security survivor benefits.
A fixed-time artificial insemination method could add thousands of dollars in net value to a calf crop.
Bee Synch process requires that the cow come through the chute only three times, including artificial insemination.
Artificial insemination is not commonly used with the animals because of their tender nature, Martin said.
The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a man's children who were conceived through artificial insemination after his death cannot get Social Security survivor benefits.
A new study paints a troubling portrait of children conceived by single mothers who chose insemination.

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