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Related to embryo transfer: embryo implantation
after in vitro artificial insemination, the embryo is transferred at the morula or blastocyst stage to the recipient's uterus or uterine tube.
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1. The process in which an egg that has been fertilized in vitro is transferred into a recipient's uterus.
2. A technique used in animal breeding in which an embryo from a superovulated female animal is transferred to the uterus of a recipient female animal. In both senses also called embryo transplant.
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