IVF

What does IVF stand for?

In Vitro Fertilization

A health acronym that refers to the fertilization process when an egg is fertilized by sperm outside of the body; involves the removal of a woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilize them in a laboratory; the egg is cultured for 2 to 6 days and then implanted into a woman's uterus, with the intention of producing a pregnancy.

Example

"There are tons of ways for you to still have a baby, IVF is a great option!"

Related Slang

Usage

Last Updated: January 7, 2015

IVF definition

This page explains what the acronym "IVF" means. The definition, example, and related terms listed above have been written and compiled by the Slangit team.

We are constantly updating our database with new slang terms, acronyms, and abbreviations. If you would like to suggest a term or an update to an existing one, please let us know!