prochorion

noun
pro·​chorion | \ (ˈ)prō+ \
plural prochorions or prochoria

Definition of prochorion

: 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

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Other Words from prochorion

prochorionic \ (¦)prō+ \ adjective

History and Etymology for prochorion

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + chorion

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“Prochorion.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prochorion. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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