Medical Definition of Embryophore

1. A membrane or wall around the hexacanth embryo of tapeworms, forming the inner portion of the eggshell. In the genus Taenia, the embryophore is exceptionally thick, with radial striations that form a highly protective structure; in the genus Diphyllobothrium, the embryophore is ciliated and enhances the aquatic life cycle of this and other pseudophyllid cestodes. See: coracidium. Origin: embryo-+ G. Phoros, bearing (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Embryophore

embryonic stem-cell research
embryonic structures
embryonic tissue
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embryoniferous
embryoniform
embryonization
embryonoid
embryons
embryony
embryopathy
embryophagy
embryophore (current term)
embryophyte
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embryotic
embryotomies
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embryotoxin

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