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  • s  not having been fertilized
    an unfertilized egg

  • The problem, however, as Eggan puts it, is that "there are never any extra unfertilized eggs hanging out at IVF clinics.
  • The child she had carried for nine months was the genetic offspring of another woman, who had donated an unfertilized egg.
  • Because the presence of RU 486 blocks the action of progesterone, the uterine lining sloughs off, and the embryo is expelled, as an unfertilized egg is during a normal period.
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  • Orrin Hatch in TheRealityCheck.Org
    In a 2001 letter to HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson, Hatch wrote, "To me, a frozen embryo is more akin to a frozen unfertilized egg or frozen sperm than to a fetus naturally developing in the body of a mother."

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