Was ist „Sterilität“ – eine Begriffsbestimmung

  • Michael LudwigEmail author
  • Klaus Diedrich
  • Frank Nawroth
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Der Begriff „Sterilität“ beschreibt das Unvermögen, schwanger zu werden, der Begriff „Infertilität“ das Unvermögen, ein lebendes Kind zu gebären. Ferner wird in Abhängigkeit davon unterschieden, ob die Frau in der betroffenen Paarbeziehung bereits schwanger war („sekundäre“ Sterilität) oder noch nie konzipierte („primäre“ Sterilität).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Ludwig
    • 1
    Email author
  • Klaus Diedrich
    • 2
    • 3
  • Frank Nawroth
    • 4
  1. 1.SYNLAB Holding Deutschland GmbHAugsburgDeutschland
  2. 2.Facharzt-Zentrum für Kinderwunsch, Pränatale Medizin, Endokrinologie und Osteologie Hamburg GmbHamedes expertsHamburgDeutschland
  3. 3.Universitäts-Frauenklinik LübeckLübeckDeutschland
  4. 4.Facharzt-Zentrum für Kinderwunsch, Pränatale Medizin, Endokrinologie und Osteologieamedes MVZ HamburgHamburgDeutschland

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