IVF
abbreviation in vitro fertilization

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  • IVF — 〈Abk. für〉 In vitro Fertilisation * * * IVF,   Abkürzung für In vitro Fertilisation. * * * IVF = In vitro Fertilisation …   Universal-Lexikon

  • IVF — steht für: In vitro Fertilisation, eine Methode der künstlichen Befruchtung Internationale Verbandstoff Fabrik Schaffhausen, heute IVF Hartmann Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselbe …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • IVF — [ ,aı vi ef ] noun uncount in vitro fertilization: the medical process in which a woman s egg is FERTILIZED outside her body and then put back inside to grow into a baby: She s having IVF treatment …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • IVF — 〈Abk. für〉 In vitro Fertilisation (Befruchtung im Reagenzglas) …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • IVF — [ˌaı vi: ˈef] n [U] in vitro fertilization a process in which a human egg is ↑fertilized outside the woman s body …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • IVF — (in vitro fertilization) fertilization of an egg outside of the body (i.e. test tube, petri dish) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • IVF — IVF, die; , = In vitro Fertilisation …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • IVF — ► ABBREVIATION ▪ in vitro fertilization …   English terms dictionary

  • IVF — abbrev. in vitro fertilization …   English World dictionary

  • IVF — abbr. in vitro fertilization. * * * abbreviation in vitro fertilization herein * * * in vitro fertilization. * * * abbrev In vitro fertilization * * * IVF UK [ˌaɪ viː ˈef] US [ˌaɪ vi ˈef] noun [uncountable] in vitro fertilization: the medical… …   Useful english dictionary

  • IVF — In vitro fertilization, a laboratory procedure in which sperm are placed with an unfertilized egg in a Petri dish to achieve fertilization. The embryo is then transferred into the uterus to begin a pregnancy or cryopreserved (frozen) for future… …   Medical dictionary

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