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assisted reproduction

noun
1.
the use of medical techniques to bring about the conception and birth of a child, including artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization, egg and embryo donation, and drug therapy.
Origin of assisted reproduction
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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  • Part of the reason for this gap may simply be time: assisted reproduction has only been around, after all, for 30 years.

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