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chorioallantoic

Line breaks: chorio|allan¦toic
Pronunciation: /ˌkɔːrɪəʊˌalənˈtəʊɪk
 
, ˌkɒrɪəʊ-/

Definition of chorioallantoic in English:

adjective

Embryology
Relating to or denoting fused chorionic and allantoic membranes around a fetus.
Example sentences
  • Four, 10 to 15 day old embryonated chicken eggs were each inoculated via dropped chorioallantoic membranes with 0.1 mL of sample and incubated at 37 deg C as described by Senne.
  • These differ from the chorioallantoic placentae of placentals, however, in that they have no villi, which effectively reduces the intimacy of contact between fetus and mother.
  • Whenever possible, isolation via the propagation of virus on chorioallantoic membranes of chicken embryos should be used as the definitive diagnosis of choice.

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