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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of zygote intrafallopian transfer was in 1986

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“Zygote intrafallopian transfer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygote%20intrafallopian%20transfer. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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zygote intrafallopian transfer

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

Medical Definition of zygote intrafallopian transfer

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

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