A natural biologic event, which represents the permanent cessation of menses resulting from loss of ovarian follicular function.
Shedding of the uterine lining by bleeding, which (in the absence of pregnancy) normally occurs about once a month in the mature female.
A variety of techniques that can be performed in a laboratory under a microscope. An embryologist manipulates egg and sperm to improve the chances of pregnancy. (See also Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection, ICSI.)
Spontaneous loss of a viable embryo or fetus in the womb.
The physical structure and configuration of sperm cells.
The ability of sperm to swim. Poor motility means the sperm have a difficult time swimming toward the egg.
A procedure in which uterine fibroids are surgically removed from the uterus.