In vitro fertilization (IVF)

In vitro fertilization (IVF) differs from natural fertilization because the union of the egg and sperm (fertilization) occurs in a Petri dish rather than in the body, at the end of the fallopian tube. The term in vitro literally means outside of the body.

Learn more at the Center for Human Reproduction.

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Northwell Health Fertility

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