gamete intrafallopian transfer

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

noun

Definition for gamete intrafallopian transfer (2 of 2)

GIFT

[ gift ]
/ gɪft /

noun

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 (1 of 3)

gamete intrafallopian transfer

/ (ˌɪntrəfəˈləʊpɪən) /

noun

the full name for GIFT

British Dictionary definitions for gamete intrafallopian transfer (2 of 3)

GIFT

/ (ɡɪft) /

n acronym for

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

British Dictionary definitions for gamete intrafallopian transfer (3 of 3)

gift

/ (ɡɪft) /

noun

verb (tr)

Derived Forms

giftless, adjective

Word Origin for gift

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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Science definitions for gamete intrafallopian transfer

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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Idioms and Phrases with gamete intrafallopian transfer

gift


In addition to the idiom beginning with gift

  • gift of gab

also see:

  • look a gift horse in the mouth
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