embryonic membrane

noun

Definition of embryonic membrane

: a structure (such as the amnion) that derives from the fertilized ovum but does not form a part of the embryo

First Known Use of embryonic membrane

1947, in the meaning defined above

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“Embryonic membrane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/embryonic%20membrane. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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embryonic membrane

noun

Medical Definition of embryonic membrane

: a structure (as the amnion) that derives from the fertilized ovum but does not form a part of the embryo

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