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sperm bank

A repository of frozen sperm maintained in liquid nitrogen for later use in artificial insemination or assisted reproduction.
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sperm bank

Reproduction medicine A registered tissue bank that collects, stores, tests, and sells frozen sperm to be used for artificial insemination. See Artificial insemination.
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sperm bank

a refrigerated source of male gametes (sperm), usually from males of proven breeding value; sperm banks are used regularly by animal breeders. see ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION.
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The Midwest website courts all women, saying in its mission statement, "At Midwest Sperm Bank we work with heterosexual couples, lesbian couples, and single women of all races, religious and ethnic backgrounds ...
" The local sperm banks collect sperm for compensation as low as ` 50 at times, which signifies the low quality of sperms which often go unchecked," Bhavishi said, adding that sperms are a major source of infections, including HIV/ AIDS, so people should exercise extra caution while sourcing them.
Prof Kingsland said the clinic, which recently announced it was expanding its services by opening a second site in Knutsford, had all the technology in place to give couples the best possible chance of having a baby but needed to replenish its depleting sperm bank.
In recent survey data reported by an ASRM press release, over 35% of sperm-bank customer respondents had not or did not plan to report back to the sperm banks the results of their pregnancy (ASRM, 2011).
Summary: The world's biggest sperm bank is rejecting donations from red-haired people because demand for red or fair-haired children is so low.
Get me out; a history of childbirth from the Garden of Eden to the sperm bank.
Mumbai, July 19 (ANI): Youngsters in Mumbai donate sperm at the city's only sperm bank to help the barren couples.
The federal government regulates all sperm banks and clinics by making compliance with FDA regulations mandatory.
Between 2002 and 2006, I collected observational data and conducted interviews with a total of twenty-six people who worked at two egg agencies (OvaCorp and Creative Beginnings) and two sperm banks (CryoCorp and Western Sperm Bank) in the western United States.