test-tube baby


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test-tube baby

n.
A baby developed from an egg that was fertilized outside the body and then implanted in the uterus of the biological or surrogate mother.

test-tube baby

n
1. (Medicine) a fetus that has developed from an ovum fertilized in an artificial womb
2. (Medicine) a baby conceived by artificial insemination

test′-tube` ba′by


n.
an infant developed from an ovum fertilized in vitro and implanted into a woman's uterus.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.test-tube baby - a baby conceived by fertilization that occurs outside the mother's body; the woman's ova are removed and mixed with sperm in a culture medium - if fertilization occurs the blastocyte is implanted in the woman's uterus
babe, baby, infant - a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk; "the baby began to cry again"; "she held the baby in her arms"; "it sounds simple, but when you have your own baby it is all so different"
Translations

test-tube baby

[ˌtɛsttjuːbˈbeɪbɪ] nbambino/a in provetta

test-tube ba·by

n. fertilización in vitro, embarazo en probeta o que resulta de un óvulo fecundado fuera de la madre en el laboratorio y reimplantado en el útero.
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1978: The first test-tube baby was born in Oldham General Hospital.
Eight million babies have been born using ART since Louise Brown became the first test-tube baby in 1978.
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Dubai: The 37th birthday of the world's first test-tube baby, Louise Brown, was celebrated with a month-long fertility festival at the Bourn Hall Clinic fertility centre in Dubai.
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Stem cells saved after the birth of the test-tube baby will be used for a bone marrow transplant to cure the elder child since they are a perfect match.
1978: The first "test-tube baby" was born in Oldham General Hospital: a girl, Louise Joy Brown.
In Utrinski Vesnik, Jasmina Jovanovska describes the hardships of married couple when trying to get a test-tube baby at state expense.
What was the name of Britain's first test-tube baby? 8.
The safety of IVF and similar treatments has been closely scrutinised since the first "test-tube baby" in the 1970s.
FITCHBURG - The mother of the nation's first test-tube baby said yesterday she was pleased to learn the Nobel Prize for Medicine has been awarded to a British scientist who developed the in vitro procedure that has allowed the birth of millions of people since 1978.