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Assisted reproductive technology (ART) describes several different
medical procedures that help a woman become pregnant. The most common type of
ART is in vitro fertilization (IVF); during IVF, eggs and sperm are mixed in a
laboratory dish to fertilize, and some of the fertilized eggs (zygotes) are
then transferred to the woman's uterus.
Other types of assisted reproductive technologies include:
Current as of:
May 22, 2015
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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