English version

test-tube baby

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Birth, Biology
test-tube babyˈtest-tube ˌbaby noun [countable]  HBHMBa baby that develops from an egg removed from a woman’s body, that is then put back inside the woman to continue developing
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test-tube babyShe had asked for a test-tube baby because her fallopian tubes were irreversibly blocked.Nearly one child in 80 born in Britain is a test-tube baby.At one point we see a homunculus encased in a glass beaker, exactly like a test-tube baby.Are we to understand you have made a test-tube baby?What will happen. they ask, when the first defective test-tube baby is horn?
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