fertilization age


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fertilization age

(fĕr-til-i-zā'shŭn āj), [TE]
age of embryo or fetus defined by the time elapsed since fertilization of the oocyte.
Synonym(s): conceptual age

fertilization age

See fetal age.

fer·til·i·za·tion age

(fĕr'til-ī-zā'shŭn āj)
This age begins at the time of fertilization with the sperm entering the oocyte and forming the zygote; it is the true age of the embryo and the preferred determination of age.
Synonym(s): conceptual age.