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Snowflake baby

(informal) a baby born following the transfer of a surplus embryo produced during the in-vitro fertilization of one woman to the womb of another woman who was not a cell donor

a child created from a frozen embryo

Their attempt to make a snowflake baby failed.
Word Origin

2003; possibly fr Snowflakes, an embryo adoption agency


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