prochorion

noun pro·chorion \(ˈ)prō+\

Definition of prochorion

plural

prochorions

or

prochoria

  1. :  any of several structures surrounding the blastodermic vesicle in some animals (as rodents); especially :  a gelatinous coat that is probably a secretion of the uterine glands

prochorionic

\(¦)prō+\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of prochorion

New Latin, from 1pro- + chorion


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