histotroph

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histotroph

 [his´to-trōf]
the sum total of nutritive material derived from maternal tissue other than the blood, utilized by the early embryo.

his·to·troph

(his'tō-trof),
The part of the nutrition of the embryo derived from cellular sources other than blood. Compare: embryotroph, hemotroph.

histotroph, histotrophe, histotrophic nutrition