NCI Dictionary of Genetics Terms
assisted reproductive technology
(uh-SIS-ted REE-proh-DUK-tiv tek-NAH-loh-jee)
A term used to describe collectively a number of noncoital methods of conception that are used to treat infertility with donor or nondonor eggs and sperm including in vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT). Also called ART.