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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The report said the triplets were only the fourth known to have been born in the world through artificial breeding programmes, but it wasn't clear how many had survived from such births.
After attending that meeting and listening to the officers, I became more interested in the cooperative and was later elected to the board of directors of South Hartford County, a local district of the statewide co-op: Connecticut Artificial Breeding Association (CABA).
Three ibises presented by China to Japan have helped in the artificial breeding of the internationally protected bird and currently there are over 100 accounted for in Japan, the emperor said.
"This method uses an artificial breeding programme along with an education programme designed to reduce feeding.
In 2002 and 2004, the USFS created artificial breeding pools within the frog's habitat.
A 7oz panda cub was also born yesterday in another centre in Sichuan, and it became the heaviest cub in the history of China's artificial breeding programme, the report said.
Under the artificial breeding conditions, the incubation of the fertilized eggs of H.
The artificial breeding procedure is illegal here but allowed in the North and Britain.
Unlike the threat posed by simian retroviruses, which may respond to local actions to reduce bushmeat contact, multiple ecosystem interventions are suggested for dengue control that operate at numerous, often overlapping levels: locally, to remove artificial breeding habitats for the Aedes mosquito vectors that are provided by containers (Knudsen 1995; Moore et al.
A fisheries research center in Wakayama Prefecture, western Japan, said Friday it has succeeded in full-cycle artificial breeding of the endangered bluefin tuna.