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popular term for a baby born after uterine implantation of a maternal oocyte fertilized in vitro.
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A baby developed from an egg that was fertilized outside the body and then implanted in the uterus of the biological or surrogate mother.
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test-tube babyA term gestational product resulting from in vitro fertilization of an egg implanted in a uterus and carried to term by either the genetic mother or by a surrogate–gestational mother. See Artificial reproduction, Baby M, in vitro reproduction, Surrogate motherhood.
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test-tube ba·by(test-tūb bā'bē)
Popular term for a baby born after uterine implantation of a maternal oocyte fertilized in vitro.
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