hemotroph

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hemotroph

 [he´mo-trōf]
the total of all the nutritive material from the circulating blood of the maternal body, utilized by the early embryo. adj., adj hemotroph´ic.

he·mo·troph

, hemotrophe (hē'mō-trof),
The nutritive materials supplied to the embryos of placental mammals through the maternal bloodstream. Compare: embryotroph, histotroph.
[hemo- + G. trophē, food]

hemotroph

[hē′mətrof]
the total nutritive substances supplied to the embryo from the maternal circulation after the development of the placenta. Also spelled hemotrophe. Also called hemotrophic nutrition. Compare embryotroph. hemotrophic, adj.

he·mo·troph

, hemotrophe (hē'mō-trōf, hē-mot'rŏ-fē)
The nutritive materials supplied to the embryos of placental mammals through the maternal bloodstream.
Compare: embryotroph
Synonym(s): haemotroph, haemotrophe.
[hemo- + G. trophē, food]

hemotroph

the sum total of the nutritive material from the circulating blood of the maternal body, utilized by the early embryo. It is absorbed directly from the maternal blood by the allantochorion or vitellochorion.