Medical Dictionary

area pellucida

noun area pel·lu·ci·da \-pə-ˈlü-səd-ə\

Medical Definition of AREA PELLUCIDA

:  the pellucid central area that immediately surrounds a vertebrate embryo (as of a bird) formed by discoidal cleavage
April 25, 2015
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nimble or easily flexed
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