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Search Results for: amniote

Anamniote

Definition noun, plural: anamniotes Any of the vertebrates that do not belong to the Amniota, and in which an amnion does... Read More

Amniote

Definition noun, plural: amniotes Any of the tetrapod vertebrates belonging to Amniota in which an amnion is formed during... Read More

Amnion

Definition noun, plural: amnions The innermost membrane of the extraembryonic or the fetal membranes of amniotes surrounding... Read More

Amniotic sac

Definition noun, plural: amniotic sacs Fluid-filled sac where the embryo or fetus is suspended in the uterus or in the of... Read More

Peritoneum

Definition noun, plural: peritonea (anatomy) The serous membrane forming the lining of the abdominal cavity or... Read More

Amniotic Cavity

The fluid-filled cavity that surrounds the developing embryo.The space found between the amnion and foetus in an... Read More

Fetal membrane

Definition noun, plural: fetal membranes A membrane surrounding the embryo or fetus and is involved in nutrition,... Read More

Superclass

Definition noun, plural: superclasses (taxonomy) A taxon rank subordinate to a phylum (or a subphylum) and superior to a... Read More

Synapsid

Synapsid refers to any of the animals belonging to class Synapsida. These animals first appeared in the late Permian period... Read More