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gamete intrafallopian transfer

[in-truh-fuh-loh-pee-uh n] /ˌɪn trə fəˈloʊ pi ən/
noun
1.
GIFT.

GIFT

[gift] /gɪft/
noun
1.
gamete intrafallopian transfer: a laparoscopic process in which eggs are retrieved from an ovary by aspiration and inserted, along with sperm, into the fallopian tube of another woman.
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British Dictionary definitions for gamete intrafallopian transfer

gamete intrafallopian transfer

/ˌɪntrəfəˈləʊpɪən/
noun
1.
the full name for GIFT

GIFT

/ɡɪft/
noun acronym
1.
gamete intrafallopian transfer: a technique, similar to in vitro fertilization, that enables some women who are unable to conceive to bear children. Egg cells are removed from the woman's ovary, mixed with sperm, and introduced into one of her Fallopian tubes

gift

/ɡɪft/
noun
1.
something given; a present
2.
a special aptitude, ability, or power; talent
3.
the power or right to give or bestow (esp in the phrases in the gift of, in (someone's) gift)
4.
the act or process of giving
5.
(usually negative) look a gift-horse in the mouth, to find fault with a free gift or chance benefit
verb (transitive)
6.
to present (something) as a gift to (a person)
7.
(often foll by with) to present (someone) with a gift
8.
(rare) to endow with; bestow
Derived Forms
giftless, adjective
Word Origin
Old English gift payment for a wife, dowry; related to Old Norse gipt, Old High German gift, Gothic fragifts endowment, engagement; see give
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Word Origin and History for gamete intrafallopian transfer

gift

n.

mid-13c. (c.1100 in surnames), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse gift, gipt "gift, good luck," from Proto-Germanic *giftiz (cf. Old Saxon gift, Old Frisian jefte, Middle Dutch ghifte "gift," German Mitgift "dowry"), from PIE root *ghabh- "to give or receive" (see habit).

For German Gift "poison," see poison (n.). Old English cognate gift meant "bride-price, marriage gift (by the groom), dowry" (Old English noun for "giving, gift" was related giefu). Sense of "natural talent" is c.1300, perhaps from earlier sense of "inspiration" (late 12c.). As a verb from 16c., especially in gifted. As a verb, giftwrap (also gift-wrap) attested by 1936.

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gamete intrafallopian transfer in Science
gamete intrafallopian transfer  
A technique of assisted reproduction in which eggs and sperm are inserted directly into a woman's fallopian tubes, where fertilization may occur.
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Slang definitions & phrases for gamete intrafallopian transfer

gift

Related Terms

god's gift

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Idioms and Phrases with gamete intrafallopian transfer

gift

In addition to the idiom beginning with gift also see: look a gift horse in the mouth
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