trophoderm

trophoderm
The trophectoderm, or trophoblast, together with the vascular mesodermal layer underlying it. SEE ALSO: serosa (2). [tropho- + G. derma, skin]

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troph·o·derm 'trō-fə-.dərm n TROPHOBLAST

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tro·pho·derm (troґfo-dərm) [tropho- + -derm] trophoblast.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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