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allantoid

[uh-lan-toid] /əˈlæn tɔɪd/
adjective
1.
Also, allantoidal
[al-uh n-toid-l] /ˌæl ənˈtɔɪd l/ (Show IPA)
. allantoic.
noun
2.
the allantois.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; < Greek allantoeidḗs, equivalent to allant- (stem of allâs sausage) + -oeidḗs -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for allantoid

allantoid

/əˈlæntɔɪd/
adjective
1.
relating to or resembling the allantois
2.
(botany) shaped like a sausage
noun
3.
another name for allantois
Derived Forms
allantoidal (ˌælənˈtɔɪdəl) adjective
Word Origin
C17: from Greek allantoeidēs sausage-shaped, from allas sausage + -oid
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allantoid in Medicine

allantoid al·lan·toid (ə-lān'toid') or al·lan·toid·al (āl'ən-toid'l)
adj.

  1. Of or having an allantois.

  2. Shaped like a sausage.

n.
See allantois.
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