assisted reproduction technology


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assisted reproduction technology

Abbreviation: ART
Any of the techniques to assist infertile women to conceive and give birth. These include hormonal stimulation of ovulation and operative techniques such as in vitro fertilization with embryonic transfer, zygote intrafallopian transfer for women whose infertility results from tubal factors, and gamete intrafallopian transfer for couples whose infertility stems from semen inadequacy.
Synonym: assisted reproductive technology
See also: technology
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Nearly 34 percent of the couples, aged between 21 and 30, opted assisted reproduction technology (ART) after they experienced difficulties in conceiving naturally.
Three law students are being financially rewarded for participating in a writing competition aimed at creating more interest in the field of Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) Law - specifically the often sensitive issues surrounding embryo donation and adoption.
These pregnancies are significant not only because they occurred in previously infertile women, but also because these women are representative of a growing population of women who turn to and are seeking more successful assisted reproduction technology to achieve pregnancy.

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