Also known as assisted reproductive technology, it is an alternative to traditional reproduction, used by persons who are infertile. It is also an umbrella term that encompasses in vitro fertilization, sperm donation, ovum donation, a surrogate carrier etc.
Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A general term for a collection of methods for conceiving children through medical technology, including in vitro fertilization, ovum donation, donor insemination, and other techniques. Conception by ART can lead to legal conflict over who the parents of the resulting child are.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:11 pm