egg donation

egg donation

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  • Egg donation — Intervention MeSH D018587 Egg donation is the process by which a woman provides one or several (usually 10 15) eggs (ova, oocytes) for purposes of assisted reproduction or biomedical research. For assisted reproduction purposes, egg d …   Wikipedia

  • egg donation — noun The process by which a woman provides one or several eggs (ova, oocytes) for purposes of assisted reproduction or biomedical research …   Wiktionary

  • donation — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ generous, large, sizeable, substantial ▪ small ▪ company, corporate ▪ personal …   Collocations dictionary

  • egg — noun 1 of birds/as food ADJECTIVE ▪ fresh ▪ bad, rotten ▪ free range, organic ▪ chicken, duck …   Collocations dictionary

  • oocyte donation — egg donation the transfer of secondary oocytes from one woman to another. Possible recipients include women with primary or secondary ovarian failure or severe genetic disorders, and women in whom ovulation has been suppressed as an incidental… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Sperm donation — is the provision (or ‘donation’) by a man, (known as a ‘sperm donor’), of his sperm, with the intention that it be used to impregnate a woman who is not usually the man s sexual partner, in order to produce a child. A sperm donor is the natural… …   Wikipedia

  • Embryo donation — is a form of third party reproduction. In vitro fertilisation often results in a number of frozen, unused embryos after the woman for whom they were originally created has successfully carried one or more pregnancies to term. In embryo donation,… …   Wikipedia

  • Gamete donation — is the donation of gametes, either ova or sperm, and may thus refer to:*Egg donation *Sperm donation …   Wikipedia

  • National Gamete Donation Trust — The National Gamete Donation Trust (NGDT) raises awareness of the national shortage of sperm, egg and embryo donors in the UK. Its aim is to recruit donors to alleviate the shortage, and it provides information on egg, sperm and embryo donation… …   Wikipedia

  • MEDICINE AND LAW — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction Judicial Decision – A Value Determination the values of a jewish and democratic state in the image of god PHYSICIAN S DUTIES AND PATIENTS RIGHTS the physician and the judge …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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