NEET Zoology Reproductive Health Questions Solved


"Test tube" baby refers to:

(1) A baby born in test tube

(2) An ovum made to fertilise in-vitro and then implanted in the uterus

(3) A method of tissue culture

(4) None of the above

 (2) In test tube baby programme, ova from the female and sperms from the male are collected and are induced to form zygote under simulated conditions in the laboratory. The zygote or early embryos could then be transferred into the fallopian tube (ZIFT–zygote intra fallopian transfer) and embryos with more than 8 blastomeres, into the uterus (IUT – intra uterine transfer). (page-64)

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