infertility

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in·fer·til·i·ty

 (ĭn′fər-tĭl′ĭ-tē)
n.
1. Absent or diminished fertility.
2. The persistent inability to conceive a child.

infertility

Inability to conceive a child; also called sterility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.infertility - the state of being unable to produce offspringinfertility - the state of being unable to produce offspring; in a woman it is an inability to conceive; in a man it is an inability to impregnate
physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state - the condition or state of the body or bodily functions
impotence, impotency - an inability (usually of the male animal) to copulate
barrenness - the state (usually of a woman) of having no children or being unable to have children
cacogenesis - inability to produce hybrids that are both viable and fertile
dysgenesis - infertility between hybrids
fecundity, fertility - the state of being fertile; capable of producing offspring

infertility

noun sterility, barrenness, unproductiveness, unfruitfulness, infecundity couples receiving infertility treatment

infertility

noun
The state or condition of being unable to reproduce sexually:
Translations
جَدَب، قَحْل، عُقْم، عُقْر
neplodnost
sterilitetufrugtbarhed
hedelmättömyys
ófrjósemi
bezpłodnośćniepłodność
neplodnosťneúrodnosť
çoraklıkkısırlıkverimsizlik

infertility

[ˌɪnfɜːˈtɪlɪtɪ] N [of land, soil] → infecundidad f; [of person, animal] → esterilidad f

infertility

[ˌɪnfɜːrˈtɪlɪti] n
[person, animal] → stérilité f
[land] → stérilité finfertility clinic ncentre m de procréation médicalement assistéeinfertility treatment ntraitement m de l'infertilité

infertility

n (of soil, womb, person)Unfruchtbarkeit f; (of animal)Fortpflanzungsunfähigkeit f; (of mind)Unergiebigkeit f, → Ideenlosigkeit f

infertility

[ˌɪnfɜːˈtɪlɪtɪ] nsterilità

infertile

(inˈfəːtail) adjective
1. (of soil etc) not fertile or producing good crops. The land was stony and infertile.
2. (of persons or animals) unable to have young.
ˌinferˈtility (-ˈti-) noun

in·fer·til·i·ty

n. infertilidad, inhabilidad de concebir o procrear.

infertility

n infertilidad f, esterilidad f
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Therefore, many women of childbearing age will have difficulty becoming pregnant after treatment, and a fertility consultation at diagnosis is recommended so that advance planning can take place.
Some women who have had ectopic pregnancies will have difficulty becoming pregnant again.
The first step is to identify families at risk, such as those who had difficulty becoming pregnant and/or maintaining a pregnancy or who lack social support.