area pellucida

[ puh-loo-si-duh ]
/ pəˈlu sɪ də /

noun Embryology.

the translucent central area of the blastoderm of birds and reptiles within which the embryo develops.


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Origin of area pellucida

From New Latin Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020