allantoic

allantoic

[al-uhn-toh-ik]
adjective
of or pertaining to the allantois.

Origin:
1830–40; allanto(is) + -ic

postallantoic, adjective
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allantois (ˌælənˈtəʊɪs, əˈlæntɔɪs)
 
n
a membranous sac growing out of the ventral surface of the hind gut of embryonic reptiles, birds, and mammals. It combines with the chorion to form the mammalian placenta
 
[C17: New Latin, irregularly from Greek allantoeidēs sausage-shaped, allantoid]
 
allantoic
 
adj

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