A parasitic fetus consisting of a poorly differentiated mass of tissue with slight indications of parts. SEE ALSO: holoacardius amorphus. [G. an- priv. + eidos, shape]
- embryonic a. a blastoderm without axial organization.

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anid·e·us (ə-nidґe-əs) [an-1 + idea] holoacardius amorphus. anidean adj

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