gamete intrafallopian transfer

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gamete intrafallopian transfer

n. Abbr. GIFT
A technique of assisted reproduction in which eggs and sperm are inserted directly into a woman's fallopian tubes, where fertilization may occur.
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gamete intrafallopian transfer

(ˌɪntrəfəˈləʊpɪən)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the full name for GIFT
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* Gamete intra-fallopian transfer (GIFT) Eggs are removed from the ovaries and the healthiest are selected and placed together with sperm in the woman's fallopian tubes.
(11) 1984 saw the first gamete intra-fallopian transfer (GIFT), in which oocytes are collected then introduced into the fallopian tubes together with prepared sperm at laparoscopy.
It sets out the available range of treatment options, including drugs; intra-uterine insemination; in vitro fertilisation; intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection; gamete intra-fallopian transfer; using donated sperm, eggs or embryos; surrogacy; and freezing and storing embryos.