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conceptus

 [kon-sep´tus]
the whole product of conception at any stage of development, from fertilization of the ovum to birth, including extraembryonic membranes as well as the embryo or fetus.

con·cep·tus

(kon-sep'tŭs), Avoid the incorrect plural concepti.
The products of conception or fertilization, that is, embryo or fetus, placenta, and membranes; all structures that develop from the zygote.

conceptus

/con·cep·tus/ (-tus) the product of the union of oocyte and spermatozoon at any stage of development from fertilization until birth, including extraembryonic membranes as well as the embryo or fetus.

conceptus

(kən-sĕp′təs)
n.
The product of conception at any point between fertilization and birth, especially the embryo and the extraembryonic membranes.

conceptus

[kənsep′təs]
Etymology: L, concipere, to take together
the product of conception; the fertilized ovum and its enclosing membranes at all stages of intrauterine development, from implantation to birth. See also embryo, fetus.

conceptus

The embryo/fetus and extraembryonic tissues from fertilization to birth

con·cep·tus

, pl. conceptus (kŏn-sep'tŭs)
The products of conception (i.e., fetus, placenta, embryo, and fetal membranes).

conceptus

The product of CONCEPTION.

conceptus

the whole product of conception at any stage of development, from fertilization of the ovum to birth, including extraembryonic membranes as well as the embryo or fetus.

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Steven Bacich, Conceptus' chief executive officer, added, "On behalf of everyone on the Conceptus team, I'd like to congratulate Cindy and her staff on this significant accomplishment.
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Conceptus flagship product is the EssureA procedure.
In its turn, Conceptus stated that as part of Bayer, its Essure product would further expand in its existing markets, as well as enter new markets globally.
The deal, which is subject to regulatory approval in the US, among other customary closing conditions, is seen completing by the middle of this year, Conceptus added.
Within the next ten business days to acquire all shares in Conceptus, Bayer would launch a public tender offer.
Conceptus said it will seek an injunction prohibiting Hologic from importing, using, selling or offering to sell its Adiana system in the US.
Conceptus develops the Essure procedure, a non-surgical permanent birth control method.
This new line of credit represents an important step forward in the company's capital structure as Conceptus considers the potential requirement by holders of its senior convertible notes to repurchase those notes in February 2012, said Mark Sieczkarek, Conceptus' president and CEO.
This is a well-timed acquisition that further solidifies our ownership of intellectual property around the Essure procedure and increases our freedom to develop the next generation Essure product," commented Mark Sieczkarek, president and chief executive officer of Conceptus.