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What does ZIFT stand for?

ZIFT stands for Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer

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13 (1) defines "assisted reproductive technology" as those procreative procedures which involve the laboratory handling of human eggs or preembryos, including, but not limited to, in vitro fertilization embryo transfer, gamete intrafallopian transfer, pronuclear stage transfer, tubal embryo transfer, and zygote intrafallopian transfer.
With the growing popularity of high-tech assisted reproduction techniques such as in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), and zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), as well as the ovarian stimulation and gamete and embryo freezing protocols that go along with them, there has been much speculation that children born as a result of these procedures might be at higher risk for abnormalities.
Glossary Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) Technological reproductive procedures including in vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) and intracytolasmic sperm injection (ICSI).