embryo transfer

noun

Definition of embryo transfer

  1. 1 :  the final procedure of the in vitro fertilization process that involves transfer of one or more embryos into the uterine cavity typically by using a catheter inserted through the uterine cervix

  2. 2 :  a procedure used in animal breeding in which an embryo from a superovulated female is removed and reimplanted in the uterus of another female —called also embryo transplant

First Known Use of embryo transfer

1966


Medical Dictionary

embryo transfer

noun

Medical Definition of embryo transfer

  1. :  a procedure used especially in animal breeding in which an embryo from a superovulated female is removed and reimplanted in the uterus of another female—called also embryo transplant


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