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Mother goddess

Earth MotherMother EarthGreat Mother
A mother goddess is a goddess who represents, or is a personification of nature, motherhood, fertility, creation, destruction or who embodies the bounty of the Earth.


Hōnen MatsuriHarvest FestivalHonen Matsuri
Harvest Festival is a fertility festival celebrated every year on March 15 in Japan.

Ruth Smith Lloyd

Ruth Smith Lloyd (January 17, 1917 – February 5, 1995) was a 20th-century scientist whose research focused on fertility, the relationship of sex hormones to growth, and the female sex cycle.


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In the first reading (, aliyah), Moses told the Israelites that if they obeyed God's rules, God would faithfully maintain the covenant, would bless them with fertility and agricultural productivity, and would ward off sickness.

Stephen Douglas Mumford

Stephen D. MumfordStephen Mumford
Stephen Douglas Mumford (born 1942) is an American expert on fertility and population growth.

Fertility and religion

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Fertility was often mentioned in many mythological tales.

Pharmacokinetics of estradiol

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Due to its estrogenic activity, estradiol has antigonadotropic effects and can inhibit fertility and suppress sex hormone production in both women and men.

Sexuality in South Korea

Women could not participate in the main social system and were discriminated on the basis of: their roles in marriage, fertility, lack of rights in divorce proceedings, and set roles in society.

Tree of life

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Various trees of life are recounted in folklore, culture and fiction, often relating to immortality or fertility.

Human uses of plants

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In art, mythology, religion, literature and film, plants play important roles, symbolising themes such as fertility, growth, purity, and rebirth.

Sacred dance

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Its connection with the human body and fertility has caused it to be forbidden by some religions; for example, its acceptability in Christianity has varied widely.

Natural Cycles

Natural Cycles is a mobile app designed to help women track their fertility.


The dithyramb (, dithyrambos) was an ancient Greek hymn sung and danced in honour of Dionysus, the god of wine and fertility; the term was also used as an epithet of the god: Plato, in The Laws, while discussing various kinds of music mentions "the birth of Dionysos, called, I think, the dithyramb."

Feed phosphates

The use of inorganic feed phosphates is necessary to meet the phosphorus requirements for animal production: to ensure optimal growth, fertility and bone development.

Bertold Wiesner

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Dr Bertold Paul Wiesner FRSE (1901–1972) was an Austrian Jewish physiologist noted firstly for coining the term 'Psi' to denote parapsychological phenomena; secondly for his contribution to research into human fertility and the diagnosis of pregnancy; and thirdly for being biological father to an estimated 600 offspring by anonymously donating sperm used by his wife the obstetrician Mary Barton to perform artificial insemination on women at her private practice in the Harley Street area of London, London, England.


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She was particularly a goddess of fertility, as shown by her attributes of a patera, cornucopia, ears of grain and the presence of foals in some sculptures.

Physical attractiveness

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A person's physical characteristics can signal cues to fertility and health, with statistical modelling studies showing that the facial shape variables that reflect aspects of physiological health, including body fat and blood pressure, also influence observers' perceptions of health.

Asase Ya

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Asase Ya (or Asase Yaa, Asaase Yaa, Asaase Afua; is the Earth goddess of fertility of the Ashanti people ethnic group of Ashanti City-State of Ghana.

Sexual swelling

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Thought to be an honest signal of fertility, male primates are attracted to these swellings; preferring, and competing for, females with the largest swellings.

History of theatre

History of theatertheatre historyRenaissance theatre
The origins of tragedy remain obscure, though by the 5th century it was institutionalised in competitions (agon) held as part of festivities celebrating Dionysos (the god of wine and fertility).

Lunar effect

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It is widely believed that the Moon has a relationship with fertility due to the corresponding human menstrual cycle, which averages 28 days.


VanaheimLand of the Vanir
In Norse cosmology, Vanaheimr (Old Norse for 'home of the Vanir' ) is a location associated with the Vanir, a group of gods themselves associated with fertility, wisdom, and the ability to see the future.

Lajja Gauri

Lajjā Gaurī is a lotus-headed Hindu Goddess associated with abundance, fertility and sexuality, sometimes euphemistically described as Lajja ("modesty").