[kuh n-sep-tuh s]
- the embryo and associated membranes of humans and other highly developed animals.
Origin of conceptus
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Examples from the Web for conceptus
For this reason we ought to call these conceptions, conceptions of comparison (conceptus comparationis).The Critique of Pure Reason
The Idea is never a conceptus dabilis; it is not an empirically possible conception.
By conceptus cosmicus Kant means concept shared by the whole world, or common to all mankind.
- The products of conception; that is, the embryo, chorionic sac, placenta, and fetal membranes.
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