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fertility drug

Fertility pill Gynecology An agent that either replaces sex hormones in ♀ whose production is insufficient for succesful gestation, or induces ovulation–eg, clomiphene citrate, which stimulates the hypothalamus, which in turn stimulates the pituitary to release LH and FSH. See Clomiphene citrate, Human menopausal gonadotropin.
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Not so with the use of fertility drugs. And thus the baby boom we are now witnessing is too new for demographers and census-bureau statisticians to measure.
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Dr Bryan Carroll, deputy director of the zoo, said: "Being able to treat female gorillas with human fertility drugs is potentially a very important breakthrough."
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With pregnancy rates exceeding the national average, Cabell Huntington Hospital's Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine offers diagnostic testing for men and women, including assisted reproductive technology such as intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, oral and injectable "fertility drugs" and surgery.