infertility

[ ĭn′fər-tĭlĭ-tē ]

n.

Absent or diminished fertility.
The persistent inability to achieve conception and produce an offspring.

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Scientific definitions for infertility

infertility
[ ĭn′fər-tĭlĭ-tē ]

The inability to achieve conception after persistent attempts over a given period of time, usually one year in humans.
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