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transfer

1. a design or drawing that is transferred from one surface to another, as by ironing a printed design onto cloth
2. Law the passing of title to property or other right from one person to another by act of the parties or by operation of law; conveyance

transfer

[′tranz·fər]
(computer science)
(mining engineering)
A vertical or inclined connection between two or more levels, used as an ore pass.
(navigation)
The distance a vessel moves perpendicular to its initial direction in making a turn of 90° with a constant rudder angle.
The distance a vessel moves perpendicular to its initial direction for turns of less than 90°.

transfer

In pretensioning, the act of conveying the stress in the prestressing tendons from the jacks (or pretensioning bed) to the concrete member.

transfer

To send data over a computer channel or bus. "Transfer" generally applies to transmission within the computer system, and "transmit" refers to transmission outside the computer over a line or network.

Transfers are actually copies, since the data are in both locations at the end of the transfer. Input, output and move instructions activate data transfers in the computer.
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PRECIS: Blastocyst transfer is an efficient embryo transfer method associated with satisfactory pregnancy outcomes, and performing blastocyst transfer may have benefits because morphologic assessment on day 3 has limited predictive value for subsequent embryonic development.
Fresh blastocyst transfer as a clinical approach to overcome the detrimental effect of progesterone elevation at hCG triggering: a strategy in the context of the Italian law.
Analysis of embryo morphokinetics, multi-nucleation and cleavage anomalies using continuous time-lapse monitoring in blastocyst transfer cycles.
Although the patients in the blastocyst transfer group were on the average 2 years younger than those in the day 3 group, it is unlikely that this small difference could have had an impact on increasing the ectopic pregnancy rate in the day 5 group.
Influence of BMI on miscarriage rate after elective single blastocyst transfer.
Clinical experience and perinatal outcome of blastocyst transfer after co-culture of human embryos with human endometrial epithelial cells: a 5-year follow-up study.
Success rates are 40 per cent per cycle for normal IVF and as high as 72 per cent when fertility experts use the new blastocyst transfer method.
studies may help dispel fears that single blastocyst transfer results in poor pregnancy rates.
Single blastocyst transfer, which is widely practiced in Europe, guarantees a reduction in multiple births, the biggest problem facing fertility specialists worldwide.
Yet another procedure, called blastocyst transfer, recently has been shown to be successful in countering this, Vercollone says.
Two West Midland women, who have each been trying to conceive for more than three years, have both become pregnant using the blastocyst transfer technique.