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in vitro fertilization

A laboratory method where ova are placed in a medium to which spermatozoa are added for fertilization. The zygote(s) produced are introduced into a uterus for development.
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  • IVF (in vitro fertilization)
  • fertilisation (in vitro)
  • in vitro fertilisation
  • fertilization (in vitro)
  • IVF (in vitro fertilisation)
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