cervixthe narrow, lower end of the uterus.
clomiphene citratean oral medication used to promote ovulation by causing the pituitary gland to release more follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) and luteinizing hormone (LH).
controlled ovarian stimulation (COS)stimulation of the ovaries with medication to produce the development of multiple eggs rather than the single egg that normally develops each month.
cryopreservationthe process of freezing embryos, eggs, or sperm at a low temperature to preserve for potential later use.
Adapted from Assisted Reproductive Technology: A Guide for Patients. American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2011.