from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being fertilized or made productive, as land.
  • Susceptible of fecundation or impregnation, as the ovules of plants, or as perfect female insects or their eggs.
  • Also spelled fertilisable.

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  • adjective Capable of being fertilized.

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  • adjective capable of being fertilized


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fertilize +‎ -able


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  • Plus, I guess it would affect whether the eggs are fertilizable or not.

    Ooops StyleyGeek 2008

  • Outdoors: pasturelands, fields where cereals are grown, furrows ready for sowing, ricks (stacks of hay or straw), forages, arable land (especially if it is a little dry), fertilizable flat enriched soil, private gardens.

    Astrology for Enlightenment Michelle Karén 2008

  • Her internal conditioning went something like this: He is the MAN so I have to do what he says because I am pushing thirty-three and I have to get married or else I will start to lose my looks and my fertilizable eggs.

    Mama Gena’s Marriage Manual Regena Thomashauer 2004

  • In women, the 300,000-400,000 ovarian primordial follicles at menarche serve as the source of fertilizable ova for the entire duration of reproductive life

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles Krishna Jagarlamudi et al. 2009

  • In order for that to happen, a woman has to have the right hormones in the right sequence in the right proportions to release an ovum, which needs to be fertilizable, have patent fallopian tubes to allow said fertilization to take place and with any luck transport it down to the uterus, but we’re not talking about ectopic pregancies here at the moment and have a cervix not hostile to the sperm.

    More on “pro-life” and feminism 2004


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