cytotrophoblast etymology

English word cytotrophoblast comes from English cyto- ((biology) cell.), English trophoblast

Detailed word origin of cytotrophoblast

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cyto- English (eng) (biology) cell.
trophoblast English (eng) (cytology) The membrane of cells that forms the wall of a blastocyst during early pregnancy, providing nutrients to the embryo and later developing into part of the placenta.
cytotrophoblast English (eng) (cytology) The inner layer of the trophoblast.

Words with the same origin as cytotrophoblast

Descendants of cyto-
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