Insemination is the act of fertilizing a woman's ovum with a man's sperm. In many cases, insemination is done in order to achieve pregnancy.

  • The couple decided to have fertility treatments, which included insemination.

  • The doctor inseminated her with his sperm.

Definition of insemination


the act of sowing (of seeds in the ground or, figuratively, of germs in the body or ideas in the mind, etc.)


the introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female

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Example Sentences for insemination

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    Artificial insemination is the means of conception.

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    She was artificially inseminated by doctors.

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    He was a pioneer of artificial insemination.

  • 4

    I guess the insemination is artificial.

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    We're all ready for the insemination.

  • 6

    Artificial insemination would resolve the issue.

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    The effects of traumatic insemination are deleterious to the female.

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    The evolutionary origins of traumatic insemination are disputed.

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    The cub was also conceived through artificial insemination.

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    Men are programmed to inseminate as many pretty women as possible.