Online Test Banks
Score higher
See Online Test Banks
Learning anything is easy
Browse Online Courses
Mobile Apps
Learning on the go
Explore Mobile Apps
Dummies Store
Shop for books and more
Start Shopping

Understanding Some Common Infertility and IVF Abbreviations

Part of the IVF & Beyond For Dummies Cheat Sheet

When you enter the world of IVF, you need a crash course in deciphering the many abbreviations used in clinics. Here’s a list of the most commonly used short forms of infertility-related terms.

DI Donor insemination
ET Embryo transfer
FET Frozen embryo transfer
FSH Follicle-stimulating hormone
GnRH Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone
ICSI Intracytoplasmic sperm injection
IVF In-vitro fertilisation
LH Luteinising hormone
OHSS Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
OPU Oocyte pick-up
PGD Pre-implantation genetic diagnosis
PN Pronuclei
  • Add a Comment
  • Print
  • Share
blog comments powered by Disqus

IVF & Beyond For Dummies Cheat Sheet


Inside Sweepstakes

Win $500. Easy.