allantoidal

allantoid

[uh-lan-toid]
adjective
1.
Also, allantoidal [al-uhn-toid-l] . allantoic.
noun
2.
the allantois.

Origin:
1625–35; < Greek allantoeidḗs, equivalent to allant- (stem of allâs sausage) + -oeidḗs -oid

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allantoid (əˈlæntɔɪd)
 
adj
1.  relating to or resembling the allantois
2.  botany shaped like a sausage
 
n
3.  another name for allantois
 
[C17: from Greek allantoeidēs sausage-shaped, from allas sausage + -oid]
 
allantoidal
 
adj

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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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