Definition of proceptive in English:

proceptive

adjective

US
Philosophy
  • Of or relating to proception.

adjective

Biology
  • Promoting or facilitating conception (contrasted with contraceptive); relating to or designating behaviour (especially by a female) intended to initiate or promote copulation (contrasted with receptive).

Origin

1950s. From procept- + -ive<br>1970s. From pro- + -ceptive.

Pronunciation

proceptive

/prə(ʊ)ˈsɛptɪv/