histotrophic

histotrophic

 [his″to-trof´ik]
1. encouraging formation of tissue.
2. pertaining to histotroph.
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his·to·troph·ic

(his'tō-trof'ik),
Providing nourishment for or favoring the formation of tissue.
[histo- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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his·to·tro·phic

(his'tō-trō'fik)
Providing nourishment for or favoring the formation of tissue.
[histo- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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his·to·tro·phic

(his'tō-trō'fik)
Providing nourishment for or favoring formation of tissue.
[histo- + G. trophē, nourishment]
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For example, Synophrya hypertrophica has two feeding stages, including the parasitic histotrophic hypertrophont that feeds on the host tissue before molting and the benign exuviotrophic trophont that feeds on exuvial fluids after molting (Chatton & Lwoff 1935, d'Avila-Levy et al.
2007) who suggested that neonatal equine Babesiosis may be acquired during days 40 150 of gestation which congruent to the histotrophic nutrition when the embryo is exposed to a mixture of uterine glandsecretions maternal erythrocytes and desquamated epithelial cells.
These membranes form the placenta that provides for histotrophic (uterine histotroph) and hematotrophic (exchange of nutrients and gases between maternal to fetal-placental blood) nutrition of the embryo/fetus.