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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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According to the results of the experiments, the optimum temperature for incubation and seed production was 24[degrees]C to 28[degrees]C and this proved feasible in large-scale artificial breeding of H.
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old forests stands with large trees providing suitable tree hollows, has been substituted by the creation of appropriate artificial breeding conditions in human settlements.
Allen has been raising hackles in the breeding establishment for some time with his calls for artificial breeding technologies, such as artificial insemination (AI) and embryo transfer, to be introduced in a limited way to thoroughbred breeding.
Clone Australia has entered into agreements with some of Australia's largest artificial breeding companies to secure a supply of such genetic material.
Observing that the stud cannot compete to buy the more expensive thoroughbred stallion prospects, he recommended it embrace sport horses, making use of Newmarket's "spare capacity" as well as artificial breeding techniques.
The EFU was closed down this year, partly due to opposition by some thoroughbred breeders to Allen's work in artificial breeding technologies.
In a report to the annual International Federation of Horseracing Authorities conference in Paris last week, the committee said: "The overwhelming consensus among breeders, as reported by their representative bodies, is that artificial breeding should not be accepted in production of the thoroughbred.
Three-hundred-acre Twemlows Hall services most sectors of the equine industry, aside from thoroughbred racing, which forbids the use of artificial breeding technologies.
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