in vitro fertilization


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in vitro fertilization

n
(Medicine) a technique enabling some women who are unable to conceive to bear children. Egg cells removed from a woman's ovary are fertilized by sperm in vitro; some of the resulting fertilized egg cells are incubated until the blastocyst stage, which are then implanted into her uterus. Abbreviation: IVF

in vi′tro fertiliza′tion


n.
a technique by which an ovum is fertilized with sperm in a laboratory dish and subsequently implanted in a uterus for gestation. Abbr.: IVF
[1970–75]
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By lifting barriers to insurance coverage, we will ensure safe and affordable access to in vitro fertilization and help New Yorkers have better control over their reproductive health and family planning.
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Pregnancy after in vitro fertilization of human follicular oocytes collected from nonstimulated cycles, their culture in vitro and their transfer in a donor oocyte program.
Previous reports had already shown that a reduced number of available adequately selected/pre-capacitated sperm during in vitro fertilization results in lower polyspermy rate in pigs (FUNAHASHI & NAGAI 2000).
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Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, that she had attempted and would again undergo in vitro fertilization.
Apart from the beneficial effects of oviductal cell monolayer and its conditioned medium on in vitro fertilization and embryonic development (24-27), the accumulated maternal mRNAs in oocytes have a crucial role in the success of normal fertilization and early embryo development, allowing the first cleavages to occur, before the activation of embryonic genome (28).
Specifically, this article examines the "health and social justice implications of this policy" and concludes that while the policy to publically fund in vitro fertilization should be recognized as a novel mechanism with good intentions, it has "some limitations and may still result in negative health and justice outcomes for Quebeckers" and that "the Quebec government could do more to ensure the health of Quebeckers and to provide equitable support for individuals seeking to develop their families.
In it, the Holy Synod opposes in vitro fertilization and surrogacy, viewing them as a "human interference that is counter to God's will in the existential foundations of life.
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