Conceptus

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Conceptus
Identifiers
TEE1.0.2.6.4.0.3
Anatomical terminology

A conceptus (from Latin: concipere to conceive) is an embryo and its appendages (adnexa), the associated membranes, placenta, and umbilical cord; the products of conception.[1] The conceptus includes all structures that develop from the zygote, both embryonic and extraembryonic. It includes the embryo as well as the embryonic part of the placenta and its associated membranes: amnion, chorion (gestational sac), and yolk sac.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Conceptus". Retrieved 13 March 2022.
  2. ^ "Linked from conceptus" (PDF). Retrieved 13 March 2022.