fertilization membrane

noun

Definition of fertilization membrane

: a resistant membranous layer in eggs of many animals that forms following fertilization by the thickening and separation of the vitelline membrane from the cell surface and that prevents multiple fertilization

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1931

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fertilization membrane

noun

medical Definition of fertilization membrane

: a resistant membranous layer in eggs of many animals that forms following fertilization by the thickening and separation of the vitelline membrane from the cell surface and that prevents multiple fertilization

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