Acronyms and Abbreviations:Trying to Conceive and Infertility

 

 R-hFSH ... Recombinant Human Follicle Stimulating Hormone

 RI ... Reproductive Immunologist

 RIP ... Reproductive Immunophynotype

 ROS ... Reactive Oxygen Species

 RPL ... Recurrent Pregnancy Loss

 RSA ... Recurrent Spontaneous Abortion

 Rx ... Prescription

 SPA ... Sperm Penetration Assay

 SA ... Semen Analysis

 SART ... Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology

 SCORIF ... Stimulated Cycle Oocyte Retrieval In (office) Fertilization

 SI ... Secondary Infertility

 SLE ... Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

 SPA ... Sperm Penetration Assay

 STD ... Sexually Transmitted Disease

 SUZI ... Sub-zonal Insertion

 TeBG ... Testosterone-estradiol-binding Globulin

 TESA ... Testicular Sperm Aspiration

 TESE ... Testicular Sperm Extraction

 TET ... Tubal Embryo Transfer

 TORCH ... Toxoplasmosis, Other, Rubella, Cytomegalovirus and Herpes test

 TRH ... Thyroid-releasing Hormone

 TSH ... Thyroid Stimulating Hormone

 TUFT ... Trans-uterine Fallopian Transfer

 Tx ... Treatment

 US, u/s ... Ultrasound

 UTI ... Urinary Tract Infection

 WBC ... White Blood Cells

 ZIFT ... Zygote Intra-fallopian Transfer

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