test-tube baby

noun

Definition of test-tube baby

: a child produced from an egg that was fertilized outside of a woman's body and then put back into the woman's body to finish developing

Word by Word Definitions

test-tube
  1. : in vitro

  2. : produced by in vitro fertilization

  1. : a plain or lipped tube usually of thin glass closed at one end and used especially in chemistry and biology

baby play
  1. : an extremely young child

  2. : an extremely young animal

  3. : the youngest of a group

  1. : of, relating to, or being an extremely young child

  2. : much smaller than the usual

  1. : to tend to indulge with often excessive or inappropriate care and solicitude

  2. : to use or treat with care


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