Definition of insemination in English:

insemination

noun

mass noun
  • The introduction of semen into a woman or a female animal by natural or artificial means.

    ‘children conceived through donor insemination’
    count noun ‘we performed 224 inseminations on 48 females’
    • ‘Semen for insemination of mares located on the farm was extended with a commercially available skim milk glucose extender.’
    • ‘Weren't you convicted of burglary and subsequently charged with extortion, money laundering, and illegal pony insemination?’
    • ‘Pregnancy status was determined by transrectal ultrasonography in cows not returning to estrus at 25–30 days following insemination.’
    • ‘The insemination technique may vary and is not always clearly defined or distinguished from intracervical insemination.’
    • ‘The chapter on breeding herd management does not present breeding strategies for insemination or the control of the sow's nutrition.’
    • ‘Four women received hormonal treatment and insemination with the husband's sperm.’
    • ‘Heifers were visually inspected at insemination for paint markings to compare estrous detection methods.’
    • ‘All three trials were terminated immediately following a timed insemination to a synchronized estrus.’
    • ‘In the past, small amounts of untreated semen were used for intrauterine insemination.’
    • ‘Insemination can be done from the time the animal completes seven to nine years of age.’

Pronunciation

insemination

/ɪnsɛmɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n/