"Extraembryonic Membranes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The thin layers of tissue that surround the developing embryo. There are four extra-embryonic membranes commonly found in VERTEBRATES, such as REPTILES; BIRDS; and MAMMALS. They are the YOLK SAC, the ALLANTOIS, the AMNION, and the CHORION. These membranes provide protection and means to transport nutrients and wastes.
- Extraembryonic Membranes
- Extraembryonic Membrane
- Membrane, Extraembryonic
- Membranes, Extraembryonic
- Extra-Embryonic Membranes
- Extra Embryonic Membranes
- Extra-Embryonic Membrane
- Membrane, Extra-Embryonic
- Membranes, Extra-Embryonic
- Fetal Membranes
- Fetal Membrane
- Membrane, Fetal
- Membranes, Fetal
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