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Medical Term:

cytoplasmic transfer


Definition: an assisted reproductive technique in which an ovum, removed from the intended mother, is injected with cytoplasm from the ovum of a different donor, who is generally younger; the treated egg is then inseminated and returned to the uterus of the mother.

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