extraembryonic

adjective
ex·​tra·​em·​bry·​on·​ic | \ ˌek-strə-ˌem-brē-ˈä-nik How to pronounce extraembryonic (audio) \

Definition of extraembryonic

: situated outside the embryo especially : developed from the zygote but not part of the embryo extraembryonic membranes

First Known Use of extraembryonic

1901, in the meaning defined above

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“Extraembryonic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extraembryonic. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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extraembryonic

adjective
ex·​tra·​em·​bry·​on·​ic | \ -ˌem-brē-ˈän-ik How to pronounce extraembryonic (audio) \

Medical Definition of extraembryonic

: situated outside the embryo proper especially : developed from the zygote but not part of the embryo extraembryonic membranes

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