hemotrophe


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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]
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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]
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hemotrophe

(hē′mah′trŏ-fē) [ hem- + Gr. trophē, nourishment]
Nutrition carried to the developing embryo by the placenta.
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