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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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We're excited that the FDA has chosen Cindy as the industry representative for this important regulatory advisory committee," said Kathryn Tunstall, president and chief executive officer of Conceptus, Inc.