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impregnation

Pronunciation: im'preg-na'shun

Definition:

  1. The act of making pregnant.
  2. The process of diffusing or permeating with another substance, as in metallic impregnation of tissue components with silver nitrate or ammoniacal silver.

See Also: saturation

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