sperm bank


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sperm bank

n
(Medicine) a place in which semen is stored until it is required for artificial insemination

sperm′ bank`


n.
a repository for storing sperm and keeping it viable under scientifically controlled conditions prior to its use in artificial insemination.
[1970–75]
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Noun1.sperm bank - a depository for storing sperm
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
Translations
spermabank
zaadbank

sperm bank

nSamenbank f

sperm bank

nbanca dello sperma
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However, for ethical and legal reasons, it will be better for the couple to use the services of the Sperm Bank in a Teaching Hospital nearest to them rather than use a donor who is already known.
The Guardian (London, 16 April 2016) reported the case of one donor whose sperms were sold to many infertile couples by a sperm bank (Zytec) with the assurance that the donor had an IQ higher than Einstein's, and was endowed with superhuman faculties in sciences and humanities.
His comments echo that of Prof Charles Kingsland, a consultant who helped found the Hewitt Fertility Centre at Liverpool Women's, who issued an appeal for local donors as the Centre's sperm bank is running dry.
THE Birmingham-based UK national sperm bank has stopped recruiting donors just two years after it first opened.
THE National Sperm Bank has stopped recruiting after taking on only seven donors in two years.
com)-- Sperm Bank Market - Global Donor Types, Artificial Methods and Organizations Analysis and Forecast 2013-2020, estimates the global sperm bank market to reach nearly USD 500 Million in 2020, at a CAGR of 4.
Last year when Britain's first national sperm bank opened, only nine donors came forward during its maiden 12 months.
THREE families are suing a sperm bank and its distributors for allegedly telling them a donor was a genius when he wasn't.
Cramblett had been inseminated through donor sperm she obtained from the Chicago-based Midwest Sperm Bank, LLC.
Two years after little Payton was born, her mother is suing the sperm bank that mixed up the specimen and gave her the child they never wanted.
For a 23-year-old male Chinese medical student, the apt song title would have been Too Much Masturbation Will Kill You - that's because Zheng Gang died in February 2012 after he made his fourth sperm donation to a Hubei sperm bank in just 10 days.
Prof Kingsland said the clinic, which recently announced it was expanding its services by opening a second site in Knutsford, had all the technology in place to give couples the best possible chance of having a baby but needed to replenish its depleting sperm bank.