- Azoospermia:The absence of any sperm in men.
- Acrosome:Protective structure surrounding the sperm head.
- Assisted Hatching:The membrane thinning process is performed before the embryo is transferred to the mother to increase the chances of pregnancy.
- Biopsy:Obtaining cells from a tissue or organ
- Beta HCG:Blood test which indicates pregnancy.
- Blastocyst:Embryos most advanced state in the laboratory.
- CVS (Chorionic villus sampling):Biopsy process performed in pregnancy (8-10 weeks)to determine the babys sex chromosome status and genetical anomalies.
- Cryopreservation:Eggs, sperm and embryo freezing for future uses
- Catheter: The rod made with specific sterile material used to transfer the grown embryos into the uterine cavity
- Chromosome:Genetic DNA construct
- Cesarean:Delivery done by the surgical method
- Donor:Forgiving, the person who donates
- Downs Syndrome:A genetic condition in which the patients have mild to moderate intellectual disability.
- Ectopic Pregnancy:Pregnancy which results from attachment of embryos outside the uterine cavity.
- Embryo:State in which the egg cell is fertilized by a sperm cell.
- Endometrium:The inner wall of the uterus.
- Epidural Anesthesia: Anesthetic material being given to the epidural area at the neural canal, which has the opportunity for the patient to be awake but not to feel pain
- Embryo Donation (transplant): The combination of egg(oocyte) donation and sperm donation treatments together
- Embryoscope: A mechanism that lets us to follow up the embryos under the lens of development without opening the instrument cover.
- Endometriosis:Internal wall of the uterus growing outside of the uterine cavity.
- Estradiol (E2): The hormone produced by the ovaries, that increases endometrial thickness which is necessary for implantation
- Egg:Womens reproductive cell.
- Egg Donation: To obtain eggs from another person or an egg bank
- FSH : Follicle Stimulating Hormone:Hormones that is produced by the brain and stimulates follicle, thus oocyte growth
- Family Balance:Family planning.
- Fertility: Reproductivity
- Follicle:Sac in which the egg sac is present.
- General Anesthesia: The anesthetic procedure in which the patient loses consciousness
- Grade 1:Top quality
- Hysteroscopy: A surgical procedure which is done by entering the uterus with a camera system via the cervix which lets us inspect and if possible treat the Cervical canal pathologies, polyps of the uterus, uterine septums, uterine fibroids, adhesions, etc.
- HSG Film:Film showing of the uterus is normal uterine cavity and the tubal filling as weel as the opening of the tubes.
- HCG Injections:The needle used to trigger ovulation
- Hemophilia:Genetic disease characterized by a bleeding disorder.
- IVF – In Vitro Fertilization:Womens eggs are taken from the laboratory with sperm taken from her husband and put into a special dish together to be fertilized using IVF method (IVF) application.
- ICSI:Sperm to Be placed under the microscope with a special pipette into the egg (fertilization)
- Implantation: Sticking of the embryo to mother’s body to grow
- IMSI:The process of selecting the most healthy of the sperms with 6000-8000 times magnification under a special microscope.
- Insemination: Inserting the concentrated and washed semen into the women’s body
- Intrauterin Inseminasyon:Transferring the sperm directly into the uterine cavity.
- Induction of Ovulation: The ovary to be stimulated to mature eggs
- Local Anesthesia: The anesthetic medicine to be applied only to a part of the body effecting only that part of the body
- Micro–tese:The process sought to cut testis biopsies sperm under the microscope and searching sperm
- Menopause:The end of the egg maturation by the ovaries and cessation of menstrual cycle for at least a year.
- Microsort Method:Application consists of determining the gender determining part of the sperm approximately
- Morphological Analysis:Examining structural shapes.
- OPU:Egg collection.
- Ovary: The female genital organ which contains and matures the eggs
- Oosperm: Divided until the fertilized egg to the name. After dividing the embryo gets name.
- Pelvic Ultrason: Examination of the ovaries and uterus.
- Protocol:Treatment scheme
- PGT–PGD:The process of investigation to the embryos via a biopsy by looking at the chromosomes to determine gender and and some genetical anomalies
- PCOS: Polycystic ovarian syndrome, a disease related with chronic anovulation
- Placenta:An organ that supports baby during pregnancy.
- Prolactin:Lactation hormone.
- Semen:Sperm fluid.
- Spinal Anesthesia: Anesthetic material being given to the epidural area at the neural canal, which has the opportunity for the patient to be awake but not to feel pain
- Smear Test:The screening test for the early detection of cervical cancer.
- Speculum:Inspection tool inserted vaginally to observe the vagina and the cervix
- Sperm:Mens reproductive cell.
- Sperm Donation:Sperm to be taken from a donor directly or from a sperm bank
- Spermiogram: Sperm analysis.
- TSH:Pituitary gland hormone which stimulate the release of the thyroid hormones
- Testis:Sperm-producing male organs.
- Tesa: A procedure where the sperm is taken from the testis via a needle
- Tese: A procedure where the sperm is taken from the testis via biopsy
- Ultrasound: A device to visualize internal organs such as uterus and ovaries via sound waves
- Uterus:The female organ that grows the baby inside
- Varicocele:Is widening of blood vessels in the scrotal sac of the testicles
- Villus:A part of placenta..
- Zona pellusida: Embryo Membrane.