Associations to the word «Fertility»


FERTILITY, noun. (uncountable) The condition, or the degree, of being fertile.
FERTILITY, noun. (countable) The birthrate of a population; the number of live births per 1000 people per year.
FERTILITY, noun. The average number of births per woman within a population.
FERTILITY DRUG, noun. Any drug that boosts fertility
FERTILITY DRUGS, noun. Plural of fertility drug
FERTILITY RATE, noun. The average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if she followed the current average pattern of fertility among a given group of women and survived through her reproductive years; used as an indicator of strength of population growth.
FERTILITY RATES, noun. Plural of fertility rate

Dictionary definition

FERTILITY, noun. The ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year.
FERTILITY, noun. The state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring.
FERTILITY, noun. The property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth; "he praised the richness of the soil"; "weeds lovely in their rankness".

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