abembryonic
The area of the blastocyst opposite the region where the embryo is formed. [L. ab, from, + embryonic]

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ab·em·bry·on·ic .ab-.em-brē-'än-ik adj remote from the embryo proper

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ab·em·bry·on·ic (ab″em-bre-onґik) [ab- + embryonic] away from the embryo.

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