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in vitro fertilizationnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation IVF)
a treatment for a woman who cannot become pregnant naturally, in which an egg is fertilized outside her body and the resulting embryo is put into her womb to develop into a baby
Translations of “in vitro fertilization”
in Chinese (Traditional) 體外受精,試管內受精…
in Chinese (Simplified) 体外受精,试管内受精…
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