Definition of IVF noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌaɪ viː ˈef//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌaɪ viː ˈef//
[uncountable] (specialist)
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the abbreviation for in vitro fertilization (a process which fertilizes an egg from a woman outside her body. The egg is then put inside her uterus to develop.) see also test-tube baby
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: IVF