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AIH (Artificial Insemination By Husband)

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A procedure in which a fineAIH (artificial insemination by husband): A procedure in which a finecatheter (tube) is inserted through the cervix (the natural opening of theuterus) into the uterus (the womb) to deposit a sperm sample from thewoman's mate directly into the uterus. The purpose of this procedure is toachieve fertilization and pregnancy. AIH is distinguished from artificialinsemination by donor (AID) in which the donor is a man other than thewoman's mate. AIH is also known as homologous insemination.


 

 

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