homologous artificial insemination
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Related to homologous artificial insemination: heterologous artificial insemination
homologous artificial inseminationReproduction medicine The insertion of sperm from the husband or regular partner into the uterus by means other than by intercourse. See Artificial insemination. Cf Heterologous artificial insemination.
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insemination(in-sem?i-na'shon) [ ¹in- + semination]
1. The discharge of semen from the penis into the vagina during coitus.
2. The fertilization of an ovum.
artificial inseminationAbbreviation: AI
Mechanical placement of semen containing viable spermatozoa into the female reproductive tract.Synonym: artificial fecundation; artificial impregnation; artificial semination
artificial insemination by donorAbbreviation: AID
Donor artificial insemination.
donor artificial inseminationAbbreviation: AID
Artificial insemination of a woman with sperm from an anonymous donor. The procedure is generally done in cases in which the husband is sterile.Synonym: therapeutic donor insemination; artificial insemination by donor
heterologous artificial inseminationAbbreviation: AID
Artificial insemination in which the semen is obtained from a donor other than the husband or partner.
homologous artificial inseminationAbbreviation: AIH
Husband artificial insemination.
husband artificial inseminationAbbreviation: AIH
Use of a husband's sperm to artificially inseminate his wife.Synonym: Homologous artificial insemination
therapeutic donor inseminationDonor artificial insemination.
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