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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.

conceptus dropsy
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The tendencies toward disproportionate attrition and loss of conceptuses at the very beginning and very end of the fertility window versus optimal survival at the middle of the window are in line with the "U"-shaped configuration in relation to the estimated ovulation date for conceptions that are destined to end in spontaneous abortion (29).
In contrast, we suggest that the very low SSRs before World War I and World War II were caused by an accumulation of conceptopathology, inherent loss of male-biased conceptuses, and inverted dose response (22,23) or the dose-response fallacy (24); the continuous increases are caused by perennial amelioration and optimalization of the periconceptional circumstances (amelioration of nutrition and family planning, as a correlate of socioeconomic development and education).