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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
The product of conception at any point between fertilization and birth, especially the embryo and the extraembryonic membranes.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
conceptusThe embryo/fetus and extraembryonic tissues from fertilization to birth
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
con·cep·tus, pl. conceptus (kŏn-sep'tŭs)
The products of conception (i.e., fetus, placenta, embryo, and fetal membranes).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
conceptusThe product of CONCEPTION.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005