from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A baby developed from an egg that was fertilized outside the body and then implanted in the uterus of the biological or surrogate mother.
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- noun a baby conceived by fertilization that occurs outside the mother's body; the woman's ova are removed and mixed with sperm in a culture medium - if fertilization occurs the blastocyte is implanted in the woman's uterus
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