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introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse AI , artificial insemination
introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery blood transfusion , transfusion
introduction during embryonic development of characters or structure not present in the earlier evolutionary history of the strain or species (as addition of the placenta in mammalian evolution) caenogenesis , cainogenesis , cenogenesis , kainogenesis , kenogenesis
thin flexible tube inserted into the body to permit introduction or withdrawal of fluids or to keep the passageway open catheter
introduction of electromagnetic energy into enemy systems that imitates enemy emissions electronic imitative deception , imitative electronic deception
short trumpet introduction fanfare
introduction to text foreword , preface , proem , prologue
introduction of pesticides and high-yield grains and better management during the 1960s and 1970s which greatly increased agricultural productivity green revolution
pope who sponsored the introduction of the modern calendar (1572-1585) Gregory , Gregory XIII , Ugo Buoncompagni
grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract) handclasp , handshake , handshaking , shake
United States newspaper publisher whose introduction of large headlines and sensational reporting changed American journalism (1863-1951) Hearst , William Randolph Hearst
(medicine) the passive introduction of a substance (a fluid or drug or electrolyte) into a vein or between tissues (as by gravitational force) infusion
introduction of semen into the genital tract of a female insemination
subtle introduction insinuation
introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop instillation , instillment , instilment
introduction to field of study isagoge
large oyster native to Japan and introduced along the Pacific coast of the United States; a candidate for introduction in Chesapeake Bay Japanese oyster , Ostrea gigas
school, program that is introduction to kindergarten
introduction or theme lemma
change in the structure of rock by natural agencies such as pressure or heat of introduction of new chemical substances metamorphism
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