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Habitual Abortion A condition whereby three or more pregnancies have been lost to miscarriage
Incomplete Abortion An abortion after which some fetal tissues remain in-utero. Often requires a D&C for cleansing
Spontaneous Abortion A loss of pregnancy during the first trimester
Therapeutic Abortion A selective termination of pregnancy
Threatened Abortion Indicator for potential spontaneous abortion, spotting or bleeding during pregnancy
Adhesions A type of scar tissue often found in pelvic cavity that can obstruct or impair implantation of embryo in uterus
Adrenal Androgens 'Male' hormones produced by the adrenal gland that may cause fertility problems when present in excessive amounts. Often found in patients with PCOD (Poly-Cystic Ovarian Disorder)
Agglutination Act of sperm clumping together, often in response to anti-sperm antibodies
Alpha-fetoprotein A blood test that analyses the developing fetus
A.I.D. Artificial Insemination Donor - see also T.D.I. - insemination via donor sperm sample
A.I.H. Artificial Insemination Homologous- artificial insemination with husband's sperm.
Amenorrhea Lack of menstruation for 6 months or more.
Amniocentesis The aspiration of amniotic fluid from the uterus, usually performed at three to three and one-half months of pregnancy, to test the fetus for genetic abnormalities
Androgens Male sex hormones
Andrologist A specialist who treats sperm problems
Anovulation The absence of ovulation
Antibody a protective agent produced by the body's immune system in response to a foreign substance
Antigen Any substance that induces the formation of an antibody
Antisperm antibodies Antibodies that can attach to sperm and inhibit movement of sperm or fertilization
Artificial Insemination Deposition of sperm in vagina near cervix, often used in combination with ovulatory therapy to improve timing and conditions for gamete interactions.
Asherman's Syndrome Uterine abnormality often associated with uterine inflammation.
A.R.T. Advanced Reproductive Technology: a generic term encompassing IVF, GIFT, ZIFT, ICSI, and many other technologies inherent to reproductive care.
Aspiration suctioning of fluid, as from a follicle
Asymptomatic Without any symptoms
Autoimmunity An immune reaction against one's own tissues
Azoospermia Complete lack of sperm production in semen, may be due to reproductive tract blockage.



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