conception

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(kŏn-sep′shŏn )

[L. conceptio, comprehending, conception]

1. The mental process of forming an idea.
2. The onset of pregnancy marked by implantation of a fertilized ovum in the uterine endometrium.
SEE: contraception; SEE: fertilization; SEE: implantation

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