Definition of designer baby noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

designer baby

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(used especially in newspapers) a baby that is born from an embryo which was selected from a number of embryos produced using IVF, for example because the parents want a baby that can provide cells to treat a brother’s or sister’s medical condition
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: designer baby