conceptus


con·cep·tus

noun \kən-ˈsep-təs\
plural con·cep·tus·es also con·cep·ti\-ˌtī\

Definition of CONCEPTUS

:  a fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus

Origin of CONCEPTUS

Latin, one conceived, from past participle of concipere to conceive
First Known Use: 1745

con·cep·tus

noun \kən-ˈsep-təs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural con·cep·tus·es also con·cep·ti \-ˌtī\

Medical Definition of CONCEPTUS

: a fertilized egg, embryo, or fetus

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