conceptus

[kuh n-sep-tuh s]

Origin of conceptus

1935–40; < New Latin; Latin: the action of conceiving, hence, something that is conceived, fetus, embryo, equivalent to concep- (variant stem of concipere to conceive; see concept) + -tus suffix of v. action
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conceptus

[kən-sĕptəs]
n. pl. con•cep•tus•es
  1. The products of conception; that is, the embryo, chorionic sac, placenta, and fetal membranes.
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