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in vitro fertilizationnoun [U]

uk   us   (abbreviation IVF)
a ​treatment for a woman who cannot ​becomepregnantnaturally, in which an ​egg is fertilizedoutside her ​body and the ​resultingembryo is put into her womb to ​develop into a ​baby
(Definition of in vitro fertilization from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “in vitro fertilization”
in Chinese (Simplified) 体外受精,试管内受精…
in Chinese (Traditional) 體外受精,試管內受精…
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