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test-tube baby

Definitions of test-tube baby
  1. noun
    a baby conceived by fertilization that occurs outside the mother's body; the woman's ova are removed and mixed with sperm in a culture medium - if fertilization occurs the blastocyte is implanted in the woman's uterus
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    type of:
    babe, baby, infant
    a very young child (birth to 1 year) who has not yet begun to walk or talk
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