Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
A test-tube fertilization procedure in which a sperm is injected directly into an egg to achieve fertilization. ICSI is done for male infertility. Babies conceived by ICSI have no more major birth defects or delays in development than children conceived by natural means.

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  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection — (ICSI, pronounced eeksee [ [http://www.drmalpani.com/oligospermia.htm drmalpani.com] ] ) is an in vitro fertilization procedure in which a single sperm is injected directly into an egg. This procedure is most commonly used to overcome male… …   Wikipedia

  • intracytoplasmic sperm injection — n injection by a microneedle of a single sperm into an egg that has been surgically removed from an ovary followed by transfer of the egg to an incubator where fertilization takes place and then by implantation of the fertilized egg into a female …   Medical dictionary

  • intracytoplasmic sperm injection — Abbreviation: ICSI The micro injection of a single sperm into the cytoplasm of a mature oocyte …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • intracytoplasmic sperm injection — see ICSI …   Medical dictionary

  • intracytoplasmic sperm injection — see ICSI …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ICSI — Stands for intracytoplasmic sperm injection, a test tube fertilization procedure in which a sperm is injected directly into an egg to achieve fertilization. ICSI is done for male infertility. Babies conceived by ICSI have no more major birth… …   Medical dictionary

  • Sperm donation — is the provision (or ‘donation’) by a man, (known as a ‘sperm donor’), of his sperm, with the intention that it be used to impregnate a woman who is not usually the man s sexual partner, in order to produce a child. A sperm donor is the natural… …   Wikipedia

  • ICSI — intracytoplasmic sperm injection a technique of assisted conception that has revolutionized the treatment of severe male infertility. Spermatozoa are aspirated or extracted from the testis or epididymis (see MESA, PESA) and a single sperm is… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ICSI — L injection intra cytoplasmique de spermatozoïdes (intracytoplasmic sperm injection ou ICSI) est une technique de fécondation in vitro consistant en la micro injection d un spermatozoïde dans le cytoplasme d un ovocyte mature (stade de métaphase… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ICSI — The abbreviation ICSI may refer to:* Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, a medical technique used in assisted reproduction * International Computer Science Institute, a non profit research lab in Berkeley, California * Institute of Company… …   Wikipedia

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