anideus

anideus

 [ah-nid´e-us]
a parasitic fetus consisting of a shapeless mass of flesh.
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an·id·e·us

(an-id'ē-ŭs),
A parasitic fetus consisting of a poorly differentiated mass of tissue with slight indications of parts.
See also: holoacardius amorphus.
[G. an- priv. + eidos, shape]
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