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fertility

Line breaks: fer|til¦ity
Pronunciation: /fəˈtɪlɪti
 
, fəːˈtɪlɪti/

Definition of fertility in English:

noun

[mass noun]
1The quality of being fertile; productiveness: improve the soil fertility by adding compost
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
1.1The ability to conceive children or young: anxiety and stress affect fertility in both men and women
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
ability to conceive, ability to have children, virility, fecundity, potency, reproductiveness

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