medical Definition of assisted reproductive technology
- The first factor is the growing supply and demand for what are called assisted reproductive technologies. The United States has approximately 370 in vitro fertilization clinics, where egg and sperm are brought together in a dish and then implanted in women with fertility problems.
- —Jeff Wheelwright, Discover, January 2003
- People contemplating assisted reproductive technology—in vitro fertilization and other high-tech manipulations—can now look up data on the success rate of fertility clinics on a government web site.
- —Consumer Reports, June 1998