[ nahy-dey-shuhn ]
/ naɪˈdeɪ ʃən /
implantation of an embryo in the lining of the uterus.
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British Dictionary definitions for nidation
/ (naɪˈdeɪʃən) /
physiol another name for implantation (def. 2)
Word Origin for nidation
from Latin nīdus nest
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Medical definitions for nidation
[ nī-dā′shən ]
The implantation of the early embryo in the uterine mucosa.
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