partial zona dissection

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partial zona dissection (PZD)

an older micromanipulation technique used in male factor infertility. A cut is made into the zona pellucida and spermatozoa are inserted.
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However, treatment effectiveness as assessed by the PZD statistic did indicate significant differences of treatment effectiveness across diagnostic categories, F (2, 196) = 4.
Interventions were more successful for individuals with ID, but not diagnosed with ASD, than for any other category when assessed using the PZD statistic.
Similarly, the impact of diagnostic category on treatment effectiveness, when assessed by the PZD statistic, could inform decisions regarding treatment outcome expectations at the onset of evaluation and treatment development.
The World's Lightest, Smallest 15x Zoom, with Tamron's First PZD (Piezo Drive) AF (Photo: Business Wire)
The 18-270mm Di II VC PZD boasts the world's highest zoom range at 15x magnification for a lens with its compact size and light weight(*1), with the added value of Tamron's proprietary VC image stabilization.