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§ 263a–7.
For purposes of sections 263a–1 to 263a–7 of this title:
Assisted reproductive technology

The term “assisted reproductive technology” means all treatments or procedures which include the handling of human oocytes or embryos, including in vitro fertilization, gamete intrafallopian transfer, zygote intrafallopian transfer, and such other specific technologies as the Secretary may include in this definition, after making public any proposed definition in such manner as to facilitate comment from any person (including any Federal or other public agency).

Embryo laboratory

The term “embryo laboratory” means a facility in which human oocytes are subject to assisted reproductive technology treatment or procedures based on manipulation of oocytes or embryos which are subject to implantation.


The term “Secretary” means the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

(Pub. L. 102–493, § 8, Oct. 24, 1992, 106 Stat. 3151.)