assisted reproduction


assisted reproduction
as.sisted repro'duction
n [U]
medical methods that are used to help a woman have a baby

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • assisted reproduction — UK [əˌsɪstɪd ˌriːprəˈdʌkʃ(ə)n] / US [əˌsɪstɪd ˌrɪprəˈdʌkʃ(ə)n] noun [uncountable] medical the medical processes that doctors use to help couples who cannot have a baby naturally, including processes such as IVF …   English dictionary

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  • Assisted reproductive technology — (ART) is a general term referring to methods used to achieve pregnancy by artificial or partially artificial means. It is reproductive technology used in infertility treatment, which is the only application routinely used today of reproductive… …   Wikipedia

  • reproduction — noun 1 producing babies/animals/plants ADJECTIVE ▪ animal, human, plant ▪ biological ▪ asexual, sexual ▪ artificial …   Collocations dictionary

  • assisted — adj. Assisted is used with these nouns: ↑reproduction, ↑suicide …   Collocations dictionary

  • assisted reproductive technology — noun the application of laboratory or clinical technology to gametes or embryos for the purpose of achieving human reproduction. Abbrev.: ART …   Australian English dictionary

  • Selection methods in plant breeding based on mode of reproduction — This article discusses Selection methods in plant breeding based on mode of reproduction. Some plants reproduce by (more or less strict) self fertilization where pollen from a plant will fertilise reproductive cells or ovules of the same plant.… …   Wikipedia

  • Marker assisted selection — or marker aided selection (MAS) is a process whereby a marker (morphological, biochemical or one based on DNA/RNA variation) is used for indirect selection of a genetic determinant or determinants of a trait of interest (i.e. productivity,… …   Wikipedia

  • European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology — The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) was created in 1985 by both Professor R.G. Edwards from Cambridge, and Dr. J. Cohen from Paris, who felt that the study and research in the field of reproduction needed to be… …   Wikipedia


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