perivitelline space

noun

peri·​vi·​tel·​line space ˌper-ə-vī-ˈtel-ən-, -ˌēn-, -ˌīn- How to pronounce perivitelline space (audio)
: the fluid-filled space between the fertilization membrane and the ovum after the entry of a sperm into the egg

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“Perivitelline space.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/perivitelline%20space. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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