Meaning of FERTILIZATION in English

FERTILIZATION

[fer.til.iza.tion] n (ca. 1787): an act or process of making fertile: as a: the application of fertilizer b (1): an act or process of fecundation, insemination, or pollination--not used technically (2): the process of union of two gametes whereby the somatic chromosome number is restored and the development of a new individual is initiated

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