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Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

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  • Adhesions

  • Agglutination of sperm

  • Amenorrhea

  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM)

  • Androgen

  • Andrology

  • Antagon

  • Aspiration

  • ASRM

  • Assisted Hatching

  • Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

  • Aygestin (Norethindrone Acetate)

  • Azoospermia

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B

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  • Baby Aspirin

  • Basal Body Temperature (BBT)

  • Blastocyst

  • Blastocyst transfer

  • Blastomere

  • Blighted ovum

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C

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  • Catheter

  • Cervical mucus

  • Cervix

  • Chemical pregnancy

  • Cleavage

  • Clomiphene Citrate (Seraphene/Clomid)

  • Clomid

  • Corpus Luteum

  • Cryopreservation

  • Cycle Synchronization

  • Cyst

  • Cytoplasmic Transfer

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D

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  • Donor Insemination

  • Donor Embryo

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E

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  • Ectopic Pregnancy

  • Egg

  • Egg Donation

  • Egg Harvest

  • Egg Retrieval

  • Ejaculate

  • Embryo

  • Embryo Transfer

  • Embryology

  • Embryologist

  • Endometrial Biopsy

  • Endometriosis

  • Epididymis

  • Estradiol (E2)

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F

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  • Fallopian Tubes

  • Fertilization

  • Fetus

  • Fibroid

  • Fimbria

  • Fluorescence In-situ Hybridization (FISH)

  • Follicle

  • Follicle Aspiration

  • Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

  • Follicular Fluid

  • Follicular Phase

  • Follistim

  • Fragment Removal

  • Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)

  • FSH

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G

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  • Gamete

  • Gene

  • Genetic Abnormality

  • Genetic Counseling

  • Geneticist

  • Gestational Sac

  • GnRH

  • Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH)

  • Gonal-F

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H

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  • hCG

  • hMG

  • HSG

  • Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (hCG)

  • Humegon

  • Human Menopausal Gonadotropin (hMG)

  • Hydrosalpinx

  • Hyperprolactinemia

  • Hyperstimulation Syndrome

  • Hypothalmic Amenorrhea

  • Hypothyroidism

  • Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)

  • Hysterosonogram

  • Hysteroscopy

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I

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  • ICSI

  • Implantation

  • Impotence

  • Incomplete Abortion

  • Infertility

  • Inhibin

  • Injectable Fertility Medications

  • Insemination

  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)

  • Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)

  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

  • IUI

  • IVF

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K

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  • Karyotype

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L

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  • Laparoscopy

  • Laparotomy

  • Leiomyoma

  • Leuprolide acetate

  • LH

  • LH Surge

  • Lupron

  • Luteinizing Hormone (LH)

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M

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  • Male Factor Infertility

  • Meiosis

  • Menotropin

  • Menses

  • Micromanipulation

  • MicroSort®

  • Microsurgical Sperm Aspiration

  • Microsurgical Epididymal Sperm Aspiration (MESA)

  • Miscarriage

  • Myoma

  • Myomectomy

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O

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  • OHSS

  • Oocyte

  • Oocyte Aspiration

  • Oocyte Donation

  • Oral Contraceptives

  • Ovarian Cyst

  • Ovarian Failure

  • Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS)

  • Ovarian Reserve

  • Ovary

  • Ovulation

  • Ovidrel

  • Ovulation Induction

  • Ovulatory Dysfunction

  • Ovum

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P

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  • Pap Smear

  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

  • Pergonal

  • Pituitary Gland

  • Polar Body

  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Polyp

  • Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

  • Pregnyl

  • Premature Ovarian Failure

  • Primary Infertility (PI)

  • Profasi

  • Progestin

  • Progesterone

  • Prolactin

  • Prostate Gland

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R

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  • Recombinant (Human) Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (R-FSH or R-hFSH)

  • Reproductive Endocrinologist (RE)

  • Repronex

  • RESOLVE

  • Retrograde Ejaculation

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S

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  • Secondary Infertility

  • Semen

  • Semen Analysis

  • Seminal Vesicle

  • Seminiferous Tubules

  • Serephene

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

  • Sperm

  • Sperm Morphology

  • Sperm Motility

  • STD

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T

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  • TESA

  • TESE

  • Testicular Biopsy

  • Testicular Sperm Extraction/Aspiration (TESE/TESA)

  • Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

  • Tubal Factor

  • Tubal Ligation

  • Tubal Pregnancy

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U

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  • Ultrasound

  • Unexplained (Idiopathic) Infertility

  • Uterine Septum

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V

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  • Varicocelectomy (Varicocele Repair)

  • Vas Deferens (Vas)

  • Vasectomy

  • Vasovasostomy (Vasectomy Reversal)

  • Vasoepididymostomy (Epididymal Repair)

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