Definition of fertility in English:


Syllabification: fer·til·i·ty
Pronunciation: /fərˈtilitē


  • 1The quality of being fertile; productiveness: improve the soil fertility by adding compost
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    • Galileo's work in mechanics testifies to the fertility of these concepts.
    • As we drove through the countryside I could see the evidence of the incredible fertility.
    • Such soil as occurs is usually shallow, leached and mildly acid, and of generally low fertility.
  • 1.1The ability to conceive children or young: anxiety and stress affect fertility in both men and women
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    • Currently, stem cells used for research largely come from embryos leftover from fertility clinics.
    • Four of the eight QTL for reduced homozygous seed set are colocated with QTL associated with reduced male fertility.
    • Several herbs are notable for boosting fertility, too.

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