transfer

transfer

1. Process of removal or transferral. 2. A condition in which learning in one situation influences learning in another situation; a carry-over of learning which may be positive in effect, as when learning one behavior facilitates the learning of something else, or may be negative, as when one habit interferes with the acquisition of a later one.transmission (1); [L. trans-fero, to bear across]
cavernous t. of portal vein replacement of the portal vein by a number of collateral channels, a consequence of thrombosis.
embryo t. after in vitro artificial insemination, the fertilized ovum is transferred at the blastocyst stage to the recipient's uterus or oviduct.
Fourier t. a mathematical technique to express a time-varying function or signal into components at different frequencies, giving the phase and amplitude of each; used in computed tomography and magnetic resonance image reconstruction transformation.
group t. the t. of a functional moiety from one molecule to another.
linear energy t. (LET) the amount of energy deposited by radiation per unit length of travel, expressed in keV per micron; protons, neutrons, and alpha particles have much higher LET than gamma or x-rays. A property of radiation considered in radiation protection. See relative biological effectiveness.

 

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