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 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 ... Cervical caps are designed for conception and are different from the cervical caps used for contraception, although these may also be used as conception ...
Conception Dreams - In Korea
... In Korea conception dreams are known as 태몽(taemong) ... her mother or the husband can also have conception dreams instead of the mother ... sometimes people will "buy" dreams from friends, if they feel it is a good omen or a good conception dream ...

More definitions of "conception":

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

Famous quotes containing the word conception:

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

    The fact is that all writers create their precursors. Their work modifies our conception of the past, just as it is bound to modify the future.
    Jorge Luis Borges (1899–1986)

    The real, then, is that which, sooner or later, information and reasoning would finally result in, and which is therefore independent of the vagaries of me and you. Thus, the very origin of the conception of reality shows that this conception essentially involves the notion of a COMMUNITY, without definite limits, and capable of a definite increase of knowledge.
    Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914)