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nidation

[ nahy-dey-shuhn ]
/ naɪˈdeɪ ʃən /
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noun Embryology.
implantation of an embryo in the lining of the uterus.
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Origin of nidation

1870–75 for an earlier sense; nid(us) + -ation
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British Dictionary definitions for nidation

nidation
/ (naɪˈdeɪʃən) /

noun
physiol another name for implantation (def. 2)

Word Origin for nidation

from Latin nīdus nest
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