embryotroph

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embryotroph

 [em´bre-o-trōf″]
the total nutriment (histotroph and hemotroph) made available to the embryo.

em·bry·o·troph

(em'brē-ō-trōf'),
1. Nutritive material supplied to the embryo during development. Compare: hemotroph, histotroph.
2. In the implantation stages of deciduate placental mammals, such as humans, fluid adjacent to the blastocyst; a mixture of the secretion of the uterine glands, cellular debris resulting from the trophoblastic invasion of the endometrium, and exuded plasma.
[embryo- + G. trophē, nourishment]

em·bry·o·troph

(em'brē-ō-trōf)
1. Nutritive material supplied to the embryo during development.
Compare: hemotroph
2. In the implantation stages of deciduate placental mammals (e.g., humans), fluid adjacent to the blastocyst; a mixture of the secretion of the uterine glands, cellular debris resulting from the trophoblastic invasion of the endometrium, and exuded plasma.
[embryo- + G. trophē, nourishment]