infertile infertile  /ɪn ˈfɜr təl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) incapable of reproducing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Five days after fertilization, the donor's uterus was flushed with a nutrient solution and the embryo was recovered and implanted in the infertile woman's uterus.
  2. A few months after surgery, the infertile twin got her period for the first time in more than two decades.
  3. Five days after fertilization, the donor's uterus was flushed with a nutrient solution and the embryo was recovered and implanted in the infertile woman's uterus.

News

  • Science panel: Feds making wild horse situation worse

    The federal government should do large-scale drug injections of wild horses to make them infertile, according to a highly anticipated recommendation from the National Academy of Sciences. Click to Continue »
    on June 6, 2013     Source: McClatchy Washington Bureau

Quotes

  1. Nayernia added that his findings would not lead to human beings being produced "in a dish", but were rather "a way of investigating why some people are infertile and the reasons behind it. If we have a better understanding of what's going on...
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Karim Nayernia Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Ann Furedi, whose organisation BPAS was formerly the British Pregnancy Advisory Service, said: "For infertile people, overcoming the problem becomes a goal in itself. Sometimes it is only when women get pregnant that they can allow themselves to ask...
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Ann Furedi Source: The Sun

  3. "Brian is very caring and makes sure I get myself checked regularly. I don't know if we will be able to have children because the treatment can make you infertile. At 18, I felt I was too young to think about having my eggs frozen," Delta told...
    on Jun 4, 2007 By: Delta Goodrem Source: Daily Telegraph

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