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Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is the
flushing of sperm directly into the uterus. This is done through a thin, flexible tube (catheter).
Artificial insemination (AI) is the placement
of sperm into a woman's cervix or vagina. The sperm then travel into the uterus and fallopian tubes, where they may fertilize an egg.
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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