fetal membrane


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fe·tal mem·brane

a structure or tissue that develops from the zygote but does not form part of the embryo proper.

fetal membrane

n.
Any of the membranous structures closely associated with or surrounding a developing vertebrate embryo, including the amnion, chorion, allantois, and yolk sac. Also called embryonic membrane.

fe·tal mem·brane

(fē'tăl mem'brān)
A structure (e.g., chorion) or tissue that develops from the zygote but does not form part of the embryo proper.
Synonym(s): embryonic membrane.

fetal membrane

Any of the membranous structures that protect and support the embryo and provide its nutrition, respiration, and excretion. The structures are yolk sac, allantois, amnion, chorion, decidua, and placenta.
See also: membrane
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Further researches are needed to clarify the exact contribution of each antimicrobial compound found in amniotic and chorionic membranes in the emergence of antibacterial properties of these membranes in vitro as well as to obtain a quantitative understanding of antimicrobial activities in each fetal membrane.
Premature rupture of fetal membranes can occur spontaneously or in association with a surgical procedure.
The present work have the objective to obtain anatomical dates of the placenta and fetal membranes of sloth, in your morphologic aspects, classifying like this the placenta of this toothless one.
Messersmith and colleagues from Belgium, Switzerland and Canada punched holes three millimeters wide into human fetal tissue in vitro to replicate the tiny holes found in fetal membrane defects.
Table 1: Effect of different treatments on reproductive performance HF crossbred cows (Mean [+ or -] SEM) Treatment/ Expulsion time Involution of First post Group (n=6) of fetal membrane uterus (days) partum (hours) oestrus (days) Group-I 3.
Efficacy of different therapy in preventing retention of fetal membrane and uterine infection in bovines.
It is to elucidate the host defence mechanism and antimicrobial barriers from the vagina through the cervix, fetal membrane and amniotic fluid including the early fetal immunocopetence in the second and third trimester of pregnancy.
The prolapsed mass was inflammed, edematous, lacerated with necrosis of fetal membrane.
The uterine horn prolapsed along with fetal membrane 6-8 hrs after parturition.
1) follows as kidding with normal expulsion of fetal membrane.
The necrosed fetal membrane, blood clots, faeces and straws were completely removed from everted mass.
GBS might cause the activation of inflammatory cells in fetal membranes, which could lead to PPROM.