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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


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.

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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.
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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The cohort study, based on Danish registry data from 1994 to 2017, included 1,149 embryo transfers in women and rheumatoid arthritis with 198,941 embryo transfers in women without rheumatoid arthritis.
In this study, we compared the average level of progesterone according to embryo transfer day (Table 3).
postulated that the uterine contraction frequency on the day of embryo transfer would significantly decrease if VP were used from the day of oocyte retrieval, whereas applying VP in advance might exert a better relaxing effect on the uterine muscle, thereby increasing the pregnancy rate.[10],[11] Ayoubi et al .
It has to be highlighted that this had nothing to do with a preference concerning receiving a two- embryo transfer, where pregnancy rate could be increased and twin pregnancy was accepted as a related adverse effect.
The effect of donor mare age on efficiency of a large scale embryo transfer program.
To the best of our knowledge, this is the first report of an implemented mixed embryo transfer after the diagnosis of variable WOI.
Therefore, these data suggest that feeding Holstein dam's milk will not affectthe growth performance, immunoglobulin level and metabolic traits of Jersey calves produced by embryo transfer.
Psychological evaluation and support in a program of in vitro fertilization and embryo transfer. Fertil Steril 1985;43:48-53.
Embryo transfer was planned in a warmth oocyte embryo transfer cycle (WOET), using a hormonal replacement cycle for endometrial preparation.
In the investigation group, a dosage of GCSF (300 micrograms in 1 cc) was infused into the uterus by embryo transfer catheter within five minutes.