intrafallopian
adjective Date: 1976 occurring within a fallopian tube

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Intrafallopian — A term meaning within the fallopian tube. There are two fallopian tubes in female mammals, including human females. These tubes are also called oviducts. They serve as passageways connecting the egg producing ovaries to the uterus (womb) in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • intrafallopian — in·tra·fal·lo·pi·an (ĭn trə fə lōʹpē ən) adj. Located or occurring within the fallopian tubes. * * * …   Universalium

  • intrafallopian — in·tra·fallopian …   English syllables

  • intrafallopian — ˌin.trə, ˌin.(ˌ)träˌ adjective Etymology: intra + fallopian : occurring within a fallopian tube * * * intrafallōˈpian adjective Within, or introduced into, (either of) the Fallopian tubes • • • Main Entry: ↑intra …   Useful english dictionary

  • intrafallopian insemination — intratubal i …   Medical dictionary

  • Gamete intrafallopian transfer — (GIFT) is a tool of assisted reproductive technology against infertility. Eggs are removed from a woman s ovaries, and placed in one of the Fallopian tubes, along with the man s sperm. The technique, which was pioneered by endocrinologist Ricardo …   Wikipedia

  • Zygote intrafallopian transfer — (ZIFT) is an infertility treatment where a blockage in the fallopian tubes prevents the normal binding of sperm to the egg. Egg cells are removed from a woman s ovaries, and in vitro fertilised. The resulting zygote is placed into the fallopian… …   Wikipedia

  • Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) — A technique in which a woman s egg is fertilized outside the body, then implanted in one of her fallopian tubes. This technique is one of the methods used to overcome infertility, the inability of couples to produce offspring on their own. First …   Medical dictionary

  • gamete intrafallopian transfer — gamete in·tra·fal·lo·pi·an transfer .in trə fə lō pē ən n 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 abbr. GIFT called …   Medical dictionary

  • gamete intrafallopian transfer — noun Date: 1984 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… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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