hemotrophe

noun
he·​mot·​ro·​phe
variants: or chiefly British haemotrophe \ hi-​ˈmä-​trə-​fē How to pronounce hemotrophe (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemotrophe

: the nutrients supplied to the embryo in placental mammals by the maternal bloodstream after formation of the placenta — compare embryotrophe, histotrophe

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“Hemotrophe.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemotrophe. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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