allantoid

[uh-lan-toid]
noun
  1. the allantois.

Origin of allantoid

1625–35; < Greek allantoeidḗs, equivalent to allant- (stem of allâs sausage) + -oeidḗs -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for allantoid

allantoid

adjective
  1. relating to or resembling the allantois
  2. botany shaped like a sausage
noun
  1. another name for allantois
Derived Formsallantoidal (ˌælənˈtɔɪdəl), adjective

Word Origin for allantoid

C17: from Greek allantoeidēs sausage-shaped, from allas sausage + -oid
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allantoid in Medicine

allantoid

[ə-lăntoid′]
adj.
  1. Of or having an allantois.
  2. Shaped like a sausage.
n.
  1. allantois
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