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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek σύλληψις (súllēpsis, grasping, comprehension), from συλλαμβάνω (sullambánō, bring together, gather, collect).

NounEdit

σύλληψη (sýllipsif (plural συλλήψεις)

  1. arrest, capture (the act or instance)
  2. conception (formation of a concept)
  3. conception (fertilisation of an egg)

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