histotroph(redirected from histotrophe)
the sum total of nutritive material derived from maternal tissue other than the blood, utilized by the early embryo.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The part of the nutrition of the embryo derived from cellular sources other than blood. Compare: embryotroph, hemotroph.
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