If fecundation does not occur, it is expelled or absorbed after six to twelve or fourteen days.
What we see in the process of fecundation is a foreshadowing of the future man and woman.
Thus the sex depends upon the ripeness of the females ovum at the time of its fecundation.
Shortly after fecundation, these eggs are transformed into larvæ.
The distinction between male and female characteristics appears to be determined before the fecundation of the ovum.
The queen does the same thing when flying into the air for fecundation.
All these symbols of fecundation, these perfumes, radiations, and breathings overwhelmed him.
Artificial spawning, fecundation, and hatching, are far more productive.
Having found no external appearance of fecundation, we allowed her to enter.
This is called fertilization, fecundation, impregnation or conception.
fecundation fe·cun·da·tion (fē'kən-dā'shən, fěk'ən-)
The act of fertilizing; fertilization.