gamete intrafallopian transfer

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gamete in·​tra·​fal·​lo·​pi·​an transfer | \ -ˌin-trə-fə-ˈlō-pē-ən- How to pronounce gamete intrafallopian transfer (audio) \

Definition of gamete intrafallopian transfer

: a method of assisting reproduction in cases of infertility that involves obtaining eggs from an ovary, mixing them with sperm, and inserting them into a fallopian tube by a laparoscope abbreviation GIFT

called also gamete intrafallopian tube transfer

First Known Use of gamete intrafallopian transfer

1984, in the meaning defined above

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“Gamete intrafallopian transfer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gamete%20intrafallopian%20transfer. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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gamete intrafallopian transfer

noun
gamete in·​tra·​fal·​lo·​pi·​an transfer | \ -ˌin-trə-fə-ˈlō-pē-ən- How to pronounce gamete intrafallopian transfer (audio) \

Medical Definition of gamete intrafallopian transfer

: a method of assisting reproduction in cases of infertility in which eggs are obtained from an ovary, mixed with sperm, and inserted into a fallopian tube by a laparoscope abbreviation GIFT

called also gamete intrafallopian tube transfer

— compare zygote intrafallopian transfer

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