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Definition of Fecundity

Fecundity: The ability to have children, usually lots of them with ease.

Etymology:"Fecundity" comes from the Latin "fecundus" meaning fruitful. "Fecundity" emphasizes abundance or rapidity in bearing offspring (or fruit).

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=3402
Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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