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A baby developed from an egg that was fertilized outside the body and then implanted in the uterus of the biological or surrogate mother.
1. (Medicine) a fetus that has developed from an ovum fertilized in an artificial womb
2. (Medicine) a baby conceived by artificial insemination
an infant developed from an ovum fertilized in vitro and implanted into a woman's uterus.
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|Noun||1.||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|