IVF simply means fertilization in a dish. This is achieved by obtaining sperm and an egg. Optimal eggs are chosen, and the sperm washed. They are then mixed in a dish, and cultured for approximately 3 days, until the zygote consist of 6 to 8 cells. The zygote is then transferred into the woman’s uterus, and hopefully it will implant.
A cell that has the ability to continously divide and differentiate to other kinds of cells/tissues
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