variants or chiefly British haemotrophe
: 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 6 Dec. 2023.

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