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To remove or convey from one place or person to another. The removal of a case from one court to another court within the same system where it might have been instituted. An act of the parties, or of the law, by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.

Transfer encompasses the sale and every other method, direct or indirect, of (1) disposing of property or an interest therein or possession thereof; or (2) fixing a lien (a charge against property to secure a debt) absolutely or conditionally, voluntarily or involuntarily, with or without judicial proceedings, in the form of a conveyance, sale, payment, pledge, lien, mortgage, gift, or otherwise. The term transfer has a general meaning and can include the act of giving property by will.

Transfer is the comprehensive term used by the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)—a body of law adopted by the states that governs mercantile transactions—to describe the act that passes an interest in an instrument (a written legal document) from one person to another.


n. 1) the movement of property from one person or entity to another. 2) passage of title to property from the owner to another person. 3) a piece of paper given to allow a person or shipment to continue travel.


verb assign, bequeath, bestow, carry, conner, consign, deed, deliver, deliver over, demise, devolve, forward, grant, hand on, pass, pass on, remove, send, shift, traducere, transferre, transmit, transmittere, transport
Associated concepts: transfer an interest
See also: abalienate, assignment, attorn, banish, bear, cargo, carriage, cede, cession, confer, consign, consignment, convert, conveyance, copy, deed, defect, delegate, delivery, demise, deport, devise, devolution, devolve, dispatch, dispensation, displace, disposition, exchange, give, grant, impart, move, reassign, refer, relegate, remand, removal, remove, replace, replacement, sale, send, subrogation, supplant, transmit, transmittal, transport, yield


to make over to another rights in or interests over property; sometimes the term is used as a noun to denote the instrument by which this is effected.

TRANSFER, cont. The act by which the owner of a thing delivers it to another person, with the intent of passing the rights which he has in it to the latter.
     2. It is a rule founded on the plainest dictates of common sense, adopted in all systems of law, that no one can transfer a right to another which he has not himself: nemo plus juris ad alienum transfers potest quam ipse habet. Dig. 50, 17, 54 10 Pet. 161, 175; Co. Litt. 305.
     3. To transfer means to change; for example, one may transfer a legacy, either, 1st. By the change of the person of the legatee, as, I bequeath to Primus a horse which I before bequeathed to Secundus. 2d. By the change of the thing bequeathed, as, I bequeath to Tertius my History of the United States instead of my copy of the Life of Washington. 3d. By the change of the person who was bound to pay the legacy, as, I direct that the sun) of one hundred dollars, which I directed should be charged upon my house which I gave to Quartus, shall be paid by my executors.

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A review of related literature pointed out that day 5 ET with expanded blastocysts had a significantly higher implantation rate than non-expanding or non-cavitating embryos and, thus, single blastocyst transfer might be more successful than SET (26,27).
CONCLUSION: We believe that blastocyst transfer is a valuable tool that has enabled IVF programs to more accurately select the embryos with the highest potential for implantation [13] allowing for a good pregnancy rate while avoiding high order multiple gestations.
The pregnancy and implantation rates among this group have been so reassuring that we now feel confident in offering blastocyst transfer to a larger population," the investigators said.
He presented a 3-year retrospective study that examined live birth rates and twinning rates of 103 patients who had single blastocyst transfer (SBT) and 290 who had double blastocyst transfer (DBT).
When blastocyst transfer debuted in the late 1990s, many experts predicted that it would be the wave of the future for infertility treatment.
SAN DIEGO -- Women who undergo blastocyst transfer are at decreased risk for multiple gestations, compared with those who undergo traditional day 3 embryo transfer, according to results of the first randomized prospective trial to compare the two in vitro fertilization procedures.
Blastocyst transfer significantly increases the rate of monozygotic twins, Dr.
Preimplantation ploidy screening may enhance the clinical benefits of blastocyst transfer by further selecting genetically normal embryos," he continued.
CHICAGO -- For some patients blastocyst transfer would really be no more successful than older in vitro fertilization methods but a lot more stressful, according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.
Women between 34 and 38 years can expect to have approximately half of the reproductive potential with IVF and blastocyst transfer as women younger than 33, Dr.
No higher-order multiples occurred with blastocyst transfer in a large study involving women undergoing in vitro fertilization, Dr.
They do not address the newer blastocyst transfer procedure, in which embryos are transferred on day 5, allowing clinicians to more accurately predict which embryos have the best implantation potential, Dr.