Glossary Overview

Find out about some important fertility terms.

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Testes

The two male sexual glands that produce sperm as well as the male hormone testosterone.

Testosterone

The male hormone responsible for the formation of secondary sex characteristics and for supporting the sex drive. Testosterone is also necessary for spermatogenesis (sperm development).

Thromboembolism

Obstruction of a blood vessel with material carried by the blood stream from the site of origin to plug another vessel.

Tubal Pregnancy

The development and attachment of a fertilized egg in a fallopian tube.

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