test tube baby


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test tube baby

A popular term for a baby derived from an ovum fertilized outside the body (in vitro fertilization).
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The petitioner told the court during the course of hearing of the case that he was scientist of a genetic science and he executed an agreement with a lady in connection with test tube baby and when the baby girls was borne then their agreement was accomplished.
Louise Brown is the first test tube baby that set a benchmark for what science and technology could do to improve the lives of people suffering from infertility.
The doctor said the birth of the test tube baby was still fresh in her memory.
His research in a laboratory at Cambridge, England, culminated on July 25, 1978, with the birth of Louise Brown the world's first test tube baby.
Anand Kumar, the pioneer of India's first scientifically documented test tube baby, passed away on January 26, 2010 at the age of 74.
1978: First 'test tube baby' The world's first "test tube baby" is born in Manchester, England.
THE world's first 'test tube baby' was born on July 25, 1978, weighing 5lb 12oz.
Ivf is in vitro fertilisation and was developed in the 1970s with the first British test tube baby, Louise Brown, born in 1977.
The world's first test tube baby, Louise Brown, is pregnant.
The photographs on the truck's sides depict, among other things, the 1969 moon landing; President Nixon meeting Chairman Mao Tse-Tung in 1972; and Orange County's first test tube baby (in 1978).
More than 1,000 babies have been born with the help of doctors at Newcastle's Centre for Life, just some of the 68,000 born nationally since the first test tube baby Louise Brown on July 25, 1978.