Acronyms and Abbreviations:Trying to Conceive and Infertility

 

 DOST ... Direct Oocyte-Sperm Transfer

 DPO ... Days Post-ovulation

 Dx ... Diagnosis

 E2 ... Estradiol

 EB, EMB ... Endometrial Biopsy

 Endo ... Endometriosis

 EPT ... Early Pregnancy Test

 ET ... Embryo Transfer

 ETF ... Embryo Toxic Factor

 ETA ... Embryo Toxicity Assay

 EW...Egg White Consistency (related to CM)

 FET ... Frozen Embryo Transfer

 FMU ... First Morning Urine

 FRE ... First Response Early (a popular HPT)

 FSH ... Follicle Stimulating Hormone

 FTTA ... Fertile Thoughts To All

 GIFT ... Gamete Intra-fallopian Transfer

 GnRH ... Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone

 GP ... General Practitioner

 HCG ... Human Chorionic Gonadotropin

 HEPA ... Hamster Egg Penetration Assay

 HMG ... Human Menopausal Gonadotropin

 HPT ... Home Pregnancy Test

 HRT ... Hormone Replacement Therapy

 HSG ... Hysterosalpingogram

 HX...History

 IBT ... Immunobead Binding Test

 ICI ... Intra-cervical Insemination

 ICSI ... Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection

 IF ... Infertility

 IM ... Intra-muscular (injections)

 IOR ... Immature Oocyte Retrieval

 ITI ... Intra-tubal Insemination

 IUGR ... Intra-uterine Growth Retardation

 IUI ... Intra-uterine Insemination

 IVF ... In Vitro Fertilization

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