extraembryonic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From extra- +‎ embryonic.

Adjective[edit]

extraembryonic (not comparable)

  1. (medicine) Inside the womb, but outside the embryo.
    • 1998, Julian Lombardi, Comparative Vertebrate Reproduction,[1] Springer, ISBN 0792383362, page 237,
      Subsequent cell and tissue interactions lead to the functional differentiation of all embryonic and extraembryonic tissues.
    • 2006, Manfred Schliwa, Molecular Motors (page 359)
      The clockwise beating of cilia results in a net flow of extraembryonic fluid leftwards []