intracytoplasmic sperm injection

noun

Medical Definition of intracytoplasmic sperm injection

: injection by a microneedle of a single sperm into an egg that has been obtained from an ovary followed by transfer of the egg to an incubator where fertilization takes place and then by introduction of the fertilized egg into a female's uterus abbreviation ICSI

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“Intracytoplasmic sperm injection.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intracytoplasmic%20sperm%20injection. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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