embryo transfer
noun Date: 1966 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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  • embryo transfer — n a procedure used esp. 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 * * * the transfer of an embryo from an in vitro culture into the… …   Medical dictionary

  • embryo transfer — embryo transfer. См. пересадка зародышей. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • embryo transfer — noun also embryo transplant : 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 * * * the transfer of a developing embryo to or from the uterus …   Useful english dictionary

  • embryo transfer — Abbreviation: ET See: embryo multiplication and transfer, multiple ovulation and embryo transfer …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • embryo transfer — the transfer of a developing embryo to or from the uterus of a surrogate mother. Also called embryo transplant. [1970 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • embryo transfer — /ˌɛmbrioʊ ˈtrænsfɜ/ (say .embreeoh transfer) noun a procedure whereby a developing embryo is transplanted, usually into the uterus of a female parent. Also, embryo transplant …   Australian English dictionary

  • embryo transfer — the transfer of an embryo from an in vitro culture into the uterus. See also: in vitro fertilization …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • embryo transfer — em′bryo trans fer n. srg dvl the transfer of an embryo to or from the uterus of a surrogate mother. Also called em′bryo trans plant …   From formal English to slang

  • embryo transfer — The procedure where a female with desirable characteristics is induced to superovulate. The eggs are fertilized, and the resulting embryos transferred to other females …   Combined glossary of agriculture

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