zygote intrafallopian transfer


zygote intrafallopian transfer

noun

Definition of ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER

:  a method of assisting reproduction in cases of infertility that is similar to gamete intrafallopian transfer but in which eggs are fertilized in vitro and some of the resulting fertilized eggs are inserted into a fallopian tube —abbreviation ZIFT

First Known Use of ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER

1986

zygote in·tra·fal·lo·pi·an transfer

noun \-ˌin-trə-fə-ˈlō-pē-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZYGOTE INTRAFALLOPIAN TRANSFER

: a method of assisting reproduction in cases of infertility in which eggs are obtained from an ovary and fertilized with sperm in vitro and the resulting fertilized eggs are inserted into a fallopian tube by a laparoscope—abbreviation ZIFT; compare gamete intrafallopian transfer

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