IVF Glossary

aneuploid embryo

an embryo with more or fewer than the normal 46 chromosomes.

assisted reproductive technology (ART)

treatments that include the handling of eggs and/or embryos. Some ART procedures are in vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT).

Adapted from Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Guide for Patients. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2011.