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IAIH (Intrauterine Artificial Insemination Homologous) is the kind of artificial insemination, when the sperm of the husband or of the male partner is injected right into the uterus so, that it avoids cervical mucus problems and / or maximizes the potential poor semen.

ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection)
is the kind of the micromanipulation technology, which is applied in case of severe male infertility. It consists of injecting of a single sperm into an oocyte in order to provide the egg’s penetration manually rather than by the sperm.

Immature Sperm
is the sperm, which has not matured and thus it is not able to swim. It may appear in the semen in large amount being the result of some injection or illness.

Implantation
is called the embryo’s embedding into the wall of the uterus.

Impotence
is the term, which describes the inability of a man to have an erection and / or to ejaculate.
Incompetent Cervix is the cervix, which is weakened, and opens up prematurely during pregnancy, which can possibly lead to miscarriage.

Infertility
is called the inability of a couple, consisting from a male and a female to conceive a child and achieve pregnancy after a year of regular unprotected sexual contacts. It is also an inability of a woman to carry her pregnancy to the very term of delivery.

Inhibin
is a feedback hormone of males, which is produced by the testicles in order to regulate FSH productions by the pituitary gland

Inhibin F
is a feedback hormone of females, which is produced by the ovaries in order to regulate FSH productions by the pituitary gland.

Initiated Cycles
are the cycles of the ART, when the woman’s ovaries are stimulated and monitored in the case of spontaneous cycles, irrespective of whether follicular aspiration was attempted or not.

Insemination
is the process of the transfer of either semen or sperm for the purpose to establish a pregnancy.

IUD (Intrauterine Device)
is a device, which is placed into the uterus and acts like one of the methods of contraception, preventing an unplanned pregnancy. However, the very insertion of it is associated with an increased incidence of infection, which may possibly damage fallopian tubes, leading to infertility.

IVF (In Vitro Fertilizaton) / Embryo Transfer
is the procedure, with the help of which an egg is being removed from the ripe follicle in order to fertilize it with sperm outside of the woman’s body. The result is the embryo, which gets inserted into the uterus for the further development into a fetus arrival.

In Vitro Oocyte Inssemination
is the term, used in the In Vitro Insemination procedure. It means the adding of some amount of sperm to a culture dish, which contains the egg on it.

IUI (Intrauterine Insemination)
is the procedure of the washed sperm placement into the uterus.