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semination

[sem-uh-ney-shuh n] /ˌsɛm əˈneɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
a sowing or impregnating; dissemination.
Origin
1525-1535
1525-35; < Latin sēminātiōn- (stem of sēminātiō), equivalent to sēmināt(us) (past participle of sēmināre to sow, derivative of sēmen seed, semen) + -iōn- -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for semination

semination

/ˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃən/
noun
1.
(rare) the production, dispersal, or sowing of seed
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin sēminātiō, from Latin sēmināre to sow, from sēmen seed
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Word Origin and History for semination
n.

1530s, "action of sowing, from Latin seminationem (nominative seminato) "a sowing, propagation," noun of action from past participle stem of seminare "to plant, propagate," from semen (genitive seminis) "seed" (see semen).

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semination in Medicine

semination sem·i·na·tion (sěm'ə-nā'shən)
n.
Insemination.

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