Infecundity In`fe*cun"di*ty, n. [L. infecunditas: cf. F. inf['e]condit['e].] Lack of fecundity or fruitfulness; barrenness; sterility; unproductiveness. [1913 Webster]

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  • infecundity — noun Lack of fecundity or fruitfulness; barrenness; sterility; unproductiveness …   Wiktionary

  • infecundity — SYN: female sterility. [L. infecunditas, barrenness] * * * in·fe·cun·di·ty .in fe kən dət ē n, pl ties the condition of not being fecund: STERILITY in·fe·cund ( )in fek ənd, fēk adj * * * in·fe·cun·di·ty (in″fe kunґdĭ te) [L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • infecundity — n. unfruitfulness, barrenness, infertility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infecundity — n. Unfruitfulness, barrenness, unproductiveness, sterility, infertility …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • infecundity — n fruitlessness, barrenness, sterility. See infertility …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • infecundity — in·fecundity …   English syllables

  • infecundity — |in+ noun Etymology: Latin infecunditas, from infecundus + itas ity : lack of fecundity …   Useful english dictionary

  • infecund — infecundity /in fi kun di tee/, n. /in fee keuhnd, fek euhnd/, adj. not fecund; unfruitful; barren. [1375 1425; late ME infecounde < L infecundus. See IN 3, FECUND] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sterility — Ste*ril i*ty, n. [L. sterilitas: cf. F. st[ e]rilit[ e].] 1. The quality or condition of being sterile. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Quality of being sterile; infecundity; also, the state of being free from germs or spores. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sterility — 1. In general, the incapability of fertilization or reproduction. See female s., male s.. 2. Condition of being aseptic, or free from all living microorganisms. [L. sterilitas] aspermatogenic s. s. due to a failure to produce living spermatozoa.… …   Medical dictionary

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