[in-truh-fuh-loh-pee-uh n] /ˌɪn trə fəˈloʊ pi ən/
gamete intrafallopian transfer: a laparoscopic process in which eggs are retrieved from an ovary by aspiration and inserted, along with sperm, into the fallopian tube of another woman.
the full name for GIFT
something given; a present
a special aptitude, ability, or power; talent
the power or right to give or bestow (esp in the phrases in the gift of, in (someone’s) gift)
the act or process of giving
(usually negative) look a gift-horse in the mouth, to find fault with a free gift or chance benefit
to present (something) as a gift to (a person)
(often foll by with) to present (someone) with a gift
(rare) to endow with; bestow
gamete intrafallopian transfer: a technique, similar to in vitro fertilization, that enables some women who are unable to conceive to bear children. Egg cells are removed from the woman’s ovary, mixed with sperm, and introduced into one of her Fallopian tubes
mid-13c. (c.1100 in surnames), from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse gift, gipt “gift, good luck,” from Proto-Germanic *giftiz (cf. Old Saxon gift, Old Frisian jefte, Middle Dutch ghifte “gift,” German Mitgift “dowry”), from PIE root *ghabh- “to give or receive” (see habit).
For German Gift “poison,” see poison (n.). Old English cognate gift meant “bride-price, marriage gift (by the groom), dowry” (Old English noun for “giving, gift” was related giefu). Sense of “natural talent” is c.1300, perhaps from earlier sense of “inspiration” (late 12c.). As a verb from 16c., especially in gifted. As a verb, giftwrap (also gift-wrap) attested by 1936.
gamete intrafallopian transfer
A technique of assisted reproduction in which eggs and sperm are inserted directly into a woman’s fallopian tubes, where fertilization may occur.
gamete intrafallopian tube transfer
(1.) An gratuity (Prov. 19:6) to secure favour (18:16; 21:14), a thank-offering (Num. 18:11), or a dowry (Gen. 34:12). (2.) An oblation or proppitatory gift (2Sa 8:2,6; 1Ch 18:2,6; 2Ch 26:8; Ps. 45:12; 72:10). (3.) A bribe to a judge to obtain a favourable verdict (Ex. 23:8; Deut. 16:19). (4.) Simply a thing given (Matt. 7:11; Luke 11:13; Eph. 4:8); sacrifical (Matt. 5:23, 24; 8:4); eleemosynary (Luke 21:1); a gratuity (John 4:10; Acts 8:20). In Acts 2:38 the generic word dorea is rendered “gift.” It differs from the charisma (1 Cor. 12:4) as denoting not miraculous powers but the working of a new spirit in men, and that spirit from God. The giving of presents entered largely into the affairs of common life in the East. The nature of the presents was as various as were the occasions: food (1 Sam. 9:7; 16:20), sheep and cattle (Gen. 32:13-15), gold (2 Sam. 18:11), jewels (Gen. 24:53), furniture, and vessels for eating and drinking (2 Sam. 17:28); delicacies, as spices, honey, etc. (1 Kings 10:25; 2 Kings 5: 22). The mode of presentation was with as much parade as possible: the presents were conveyed by the hands of servants (Judg. 3:18), or still better, on the backs of beasts of burden (2 Kings 8:9). The refusal of a present was regarded as a high indignity; and this constituted the aggravated insult noticed in Matt. 22:11, the marriage robe having been offered and refused.
In addition to the idiom beginning with gift
noun 1. a mathematical theory that deals with strategies for maximizing gains and minimizing losses within prescribed constraints, as the rules of a card game: widely applied in the solution of various decision-making problems, as those of military strategy and business policy. noun 1. mathematical theory concerned with the optimum choice of strategy in situations […]
[gam-eet, guh-meet] /ˈgæm it, gəˈmit/ noun, Biology. 1. a mature sexual reproductive cell, as a sperm or egg, that unites with another cell to form a new organism. /ˈɡæmiːt; ɡəˈmiːt/ noun 1. a haploid germ cell, such as a spermatozoon or ovum, that fuses with another germ cell during fertilization n. “sexual protoplasmic body,” 1880, […]
- Game time
noun phrase Time to play or work or accomplish what needs to be done: It’s game time
1. a combining form representing gamete: gametophore. combining form 1. gamete: gametocyte gameto- or gamet- pref. Gamete: gametogenesis.