Definition of test-tube baby in English:

test-tube baby

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noun

informal
  • A baby conceived by in vitro fertilization.
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    • First it was Robert Edwards, the British fertility expert who made possible the birth of the first test-tube baby, who suggested that cloning could one day be as acceptable as IVF.
    • Researchers from the US implanted ovarian tissue into an infertile rhesus monkey, using one of the resulting eggs to produce a healthy test-tube baby.
    • The development of sperm and foetus technology in terms of test-tube babies has brought endless joy to many thousands of people but it still remains an expensive option.

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