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fertile

adjective arable, bearing offspring freely, fecund, fecundus, feracious, fertilis, flowering, fructiferous, fructuous, fruitful, imaginative, ingenious, lush, luxuriant, original, originative, parturient, philoprogenitive, procreant, procreative, productive, progenerative, prolific, rank, rich, yielding
Associated concepts: fertile octogenarian rule, presumption of fertility
See also: beneficial, gainful, lucrative, original, productive, prolific, resourceful
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Consequences of surf-zone turbulence for settlement and external fertilization.
These three approaches help predict an upper limit for what future iron fertilization attempts might achieve, and the predictions are large.
Despite the scientifically established fact that an individual human being comes into existence at the moment of fertilization, Dr.
Michael Tyler of the University of Adelaide in Australia greets the paper with "surprise and bewilderment" His research on the same species has found very high fertilization rates from original couplings, so he speculates that Vieites might have examined an unusual population.
Netsu said that he will use eggs and sperm from each couple and implant the fertilized egg into the uterus of the surrogate mother after conducting in vitro fertilization procedures.
But Hamer, who is gay, says cloning technology has little benefit for would-be parents, gay or straight: vitro fertilization already allows gay people to have children without having sex with the opposite sex.
As incubators are opened frequently to monitor for fertilization, a prompt return to normal pH level is vital to the genetic composition of the embryos.
The price tag for currently available in vitro fertilization and surrogacy services can run as high as $50,000, Sills says.
For years, stem cell research has been high on the agenda in the United Kingdom, which passed the Human Fertilization and Embryology Act in 1990, providing comprehensive regulation of in vitro fertilization, donated eggs and sperm, and embryo research.
A Tokyo clinic has developed a groundbreaking in vitro fertilization procedure in which sperm from a third person is used to activate a sterile husband's sperm during fertilization, the head of the clinic said Sunday.
A record 9,211 babies were born in Japan by in vitro fertilization procedures conducted in 1997, officials at the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology said Wednesday.
Since its incorporation in 1973, NRLC has been a strong defender of the lives of unborn children from the moment of fertilization.