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English definition of “test-tube baby”

test-tube baby

noun [C]    
a baby that developed from sex cells that were joined outside the body and then put in the mother to growPregnancyBirth
(Definition of test-tube baby noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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