- allantoic fluid
- the fluid contained in the allantois.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
fluid — 1. A nonsolid substance, such as a liquid or gas, that tends to flow or conform to the shape of the container. 2. Consisting of particles or distinct entities that can readily change their relative positions; i.e., tending to move or capable of… … Medical dictionary
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