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artificial

adjective adulterine, artificiosus, assumed, casuistic, concocted, deceptive, ersatz, faked, false, feigned, fictitious, forged, illusory, imaginary, imagined, imitation, imitative, man-made, not natural, simulated, simulative, spurious, superficial, ungenuine, unnatural, unreal
Associated concepts: artificial boundaries, artificial ingrediints, artificial monuments, artificial person, artificial pond, artificial presumption, artificial watercourse
See also: bogus, deceptive, disingenuous, false, fictitious, histrionic, imitation, inflated, meretricious, orotund, pretentious, specious, spurious, synthetic

ARTIFICIAL. What is the result of, or relates to, the arts; opposed to natural; thus we say a corporation is an artificial person, in opposition to a natural person. Artificial accession is the uniting one property to another by art, opposed to a simple natural union. 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 503.

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55) The defendant operated an adult book store and was arrested after selling a sexually explicit magazine and an artificial vagina.
Semen was collected with artificial vagina at 42degC from three adult Nili-Ravi buffalo bulls at weekly intervals for 3 weeks (replicates).
First of all you've got to get the stallion to mount and produce his semen into an artificial vagina, and some don't like doing that.
Semen was collected from three Nili-Ravi buffalo bulls with artificial vagina (42C) at weekly intervals (n=5).