What is IN VITRO FERTILIZATION?

Written by Pam MS, NCSP | Fact checked by Psychology Dictionary staff 

Procedure where the egg is removed from the woman and fertilised with sperm and then implanted back to the uterus. Used to treat infertility. Success rates are not that high.

IN VITRO FERTILIZATION: "Lyn and Joe were having their 3rd try at in vitro fertilisation."

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