em·​bry·​o·​trophe ˈem-brē-ə-ˌtrōf How to pronounce embryotrophe (audio)
variants or embryotroph
: the pabulum of uterine tissue fluids and cellular debris that nourishes the embryo of a placental mammal prior to the establishment of the placental circulation compare hemotrophe, histotrophe

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“Embryotrophe.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/embryotrophe. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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