assisted reproduction


noun

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.

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Origin of assisted reproduction

First recorded in 1975–80
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Medical definitions for assisted reproduction

assisted reproduction

n.

The use of medical techniques, such as drug therapy, artificial insemination, or in vitro fertilization, to enhance fertility.
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