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nidation

 [ni-da´shun]
implantation (def. 1).
Nidation, occurring over the period between 7 to 10 days after fertilization. From Dorland's, 2000.

ni·da·tion

(nī-dā'shŭn),
Embedding of the blastocyst in the uterine endometrium.
[L. nidus, nest]

nidation

/ni·da·tion/ (ni-da´shun) implantation (1).

nidation

[nīdā′shən]
Etymology: L, nidus, nest
the process by which an embryo burrows into the endometrium of the uterus. Also called implantation. See also placenta, uterus.

nidation

Implantation of a blastocyst into the endometrium

nidation

Embryology Implantation of a blastocyst into the endometrium. See Blastocyst.

ni·da·tion

(nī-dā'shŭn)
Embedding of the blastocyst in the uterine endometrium.
[L. nidus, nest]

nidation

implantation of the fertilized ovum in the endometrium of the uterus in pregnancy.
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The other reason given for the 14-day period is the nidation of the embryo in the womb of the mother which takes place within this period.
As the human blastocyst is capable of implanting at extrauterine locations, there may not be rigorous requirements for nidation to succeed.