Embryotroph Em"bry*o*troph`, n. [Gr. 'e`mbryon an embryo + trofh` nourishment.] (Biol.) The material from which an embryo is formed and nourished. [1913 Webster]

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  • embryotroph — embryotrophic /em bree euh trof ik, troh fik/, adj. embryotrophy /em bree o treuh fee/, n. /em bree euh trof , trawf /, n. Embryol. the nutrient material, composed chiefly of secretions from the uterine glands, degenerating uterine tissue, and… …   Universalium

  • embryotroph — 1. Nutritive material supplied to the embryo during development. Cf.:hemotroph, histotroph. 2. In the implantation stages of deciduate placental mammals, fluid adjacent to the blastodermic vesicle; a mixture of the …   Medical dictionary

  • embryotroph — em·bry·o·troph …   English syllables

  • embryotroph — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Молочко маточное — (embryotroph) – секрет маточных желез слизистой оболочки матки, вырабатываемый для питания эмбриона при имплантации; эмбриотроф, см …   Словарь терминов по физиологии сельскохозяйственных животных

  • histotroph — The part of the nutrition of the embryo derived from cellular sources other than blood. Cf.:embryotroph, hemotroph. * * * his·to·troph (hisґto trōf) [histo + Gr. trophē nourishment] in viviparous animals such as mammals, the totality of …   Medical dictionary

  • -troph — a combining form used in the formation of nouns with the general sense nutrient matter (embryotroph), an organism with given nutritional requirements (heterotroph); also forming concrete nouns corresponding to abstract nouns ending in trophy or… …   Universalium

  • hemotroph, hemotrophe — The nutritive materials supplied to the embryos of placental mammals through the maternal bloodstream. Cf.:embryotroph, histotroph. [hemo + G. trophe, food] …   Medical dictionary

  • hemotroph — he·mo·troph (heґmo trōf) [hemo + Gr. trophē nourishment] the totality of the nutritive substances supplied to the embryo from the maternal blood during gestation. Cf. embryotroph and histotroph …   Medical dictionary

  • hemotrophe — hēˈmä.trəfē noun ( s) Etymology: hem + trophe (as in embryotrophe) : the nutrients supplied to the embryo in placental mammals by the maternal bloodstream after formation of the placenta compare embryotroph, histotroph …   Useful english dictionary

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