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hemotroph

[ hee-muh-trof, -trohf, hem-uh- ]
/ ˈhi məˌtrɒf, -ˌtroʊf, ˈhɛm ə- /
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noun Embryology.
the material from the maternal bloodstream and placenta that nourishes a mammalian embryo.
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Also he·mo·trophe [hee-muh-trohf, hem-uh-, hi-mo-truh-fee]. /ˈhi məˌtroʊf, ˈhɛm ə-, hɪˈmɒ trə fi/.

Origin of hemotroph

OTHER WORDS FROM hemotroph

he·mo·troph·ic [hee-muh-trof-ik, -troh-fik, hem-uh-], /ˌhi məˈtrɒf ɪk, -ˈtroʊ fɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for hemotroph

hemotroph
[ hēmə-trŏf′, -trōf′ ]

n.
The nutritive materials supplied to the embryo through the placenta from the maternal bloodstream.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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