nidation

[ nahy-dey-shuhn ]

nounEmbryology.
  1. implantation of an embryo in the lining of the uterus.

Origin of nidation

1
1870–75 for an earlier sense; nid(us) + -ation

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British Dictionary definitions for nidation

nidation

/ (naɪˈdeɪʃən) /


noun
  1. physiol another name for implantation (def. 2)

Origin of nidation

1
from Latin nīdus nest

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