fertilization: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fûr"tl-u-zā'shun), [key]
- an act, process, or instance of fertilizing.
- the state of being fertilized.
- the union of male and female gametic nuclei.
- fecundation or impregnation of animals or plants.
- the enrichment of soil, as for the production of crops.
- fertilization (Thesaurus)