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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fer·til·iza·tion /ˌfɝtḷəˈzeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fer·til·iza·tion /ˌfɝtḷəˈzeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fer·ti·li·za·tion n.
 1. The act or process of rendering fertile.
 2. Biol. The act of fecundating or impregnating animal or vegetable germs; esp., the process by which in flowers the pollen renders the ovule fertile, or an analogous process in flowerless plants; fecundation; impregnation.
 Close fertilization Bot., the fertilization of pistils by pollen derived from the stamens of the same blossom.
 Cross fertilization, fertilization by pollen from some other blossom. See under Cross, a.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: creation by the physical union of male and female gametes;
           of sperm and ova in an animal or pollen and ovule in a
           plant [syn: fertilisation, fecundation, impregnation]
      2: making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure [syn: fertilisation,
          fecundation, dressing]