Definition of IVF in English:
A medical procedure whereby an egg is fertilized by sperm in a test tube or elsewhere outside the body: her twins had been conceived through IVF [as modifier]: IVF treatment
More example sentences
- My second daughter was conceived by IVF and she's now 21 years old.
- The chance of multiple births is higher with IVF because more than one embryo is often put back in the woman's womb.
- Fertility treatment with donor eggs is normally carried out using IVF.
1970s: short for in vitro fertilization.
Definition of IVF in:
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