What is conception?

  • (noun): The act of becoming pregnant; fertilization of an ovum by a spermatozoon.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Conception

Conception, or a concept, is an abstract idea or a mental symbol.

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Conception, Missouri
... Conception is an unincorporated community in eastern Nodaway County, Missouri, United States ... It is very near Conception Junction, Missouri (which was the rail intersection) ... Conception is home to Conception Abbey ...
Conception Dreams - In Korea
... In Korea conception dreams are known as 태몽(taemong) ... but close family members such as her mother or the husband can also have conception dreams instead of the mother ... if they feel it is a good omen or a good conception dream ...
Conception Device - Artificial Insemination - Conception Cap
... A conception cap can assist to protect semen from the vaginal cavity and allow semen to pool against the cervical os ... Around the time of ovulation, a conception cap or cervical cap is filled with semen and placed on a woman's cervical os for several hours to maximize ... Cervical caps are designed for conception and are different from the cervical caps used for contraception, although these may also be used as conception devices ...

More definitions of "conception":

  • (noun): The event that occurred at the beginning of something.
    Synonyms: creation
  • (noun): An abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
    Synonyms: concept, construct

Famous quotes containing the word conception:

    It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    Whoever will imagine a perpetual confession of ignorance, a judgment without leaning or inclination, on any occasion whatever, has a conception of Pyrrhonism.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    Through art we express our conception of what nature is not.
    Pablo Picasso (1881–1973)