What are conceptus?

  • (noun): An animal organism in the early stages of growth and differentiation that in higher forms merge into fetal stages but in lower forms terminate in commencement of larval life.
    Synonyms: embryo, fertilized egg

Conceptus

Conceptus (latin is conceptio, derivatives of zygote) denotes the embryo and its adnexa (appendages or adjunct parts) or associated membranes (i.e. the products of conception). The conceptus includes all structures that develop from the zygote, both embryonic and extraembryonic. It includes the embryo as well as the embryonic part of the placenta and its associated membranes - amnion, chorion (gestational sac), and yolk sac.

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Proembryo - Preembryo in Context of Human Development
... A preembryo is a human conceptus at least between fertilization and implantation, and is known too as a proembryo ... A conceptus between fertilization and implantation is also frequently classified as an embryo ... that has been advanced for distinguishing an early fertilized human conceptus from an embryo is that there is a potential for the conceptus to split into identical twins prior to ...
Conceptus
... Conceptus (latin is conceptio, derivatives of zygote) denotes the embryo and its adnexa (appendages or adjunct parts) or associated membranes (i.e ... The conceptus includes all structures that develop from the zygote, both embryonic and extraembryonic ...
Porcine Parvovirus - Pathogenesis
... Infection of Dam Infection of Conceptusb Description of Conceptus Consequences of Infection ≤56 10–30 Embryo Death and resorption 30–70 Fetus Death and mummification >56 70–term Fetus Immune ... the direct effect of the virus on the conceptus ... By the time the conceptus dies, most of its cells contain large quantities of intracytoplasmic viral antigen that can be demonstrated by IF microscopy ...
Conceptus Inc.
... Conceptus Inc ... After clinical testing, Conceptus began marketing Essure commercially in Australia, Singapore, Europe, and Canada ...
Intrauterine Growth Restriction - Sheep
... cause intrauterine growth restriction, by altering nutrient partitioning between dam and conceptus ... hoggets bred to Perendale rams, feeding to approximate a conceptus-free live mass gain of 0.15 kg/day (i.e ... in addition to conceptus mass), commencing 13 days after the midpoint of a synchronized breeding period, yielded no reduction in lamb birth mass, where compared with feeding treatments yielding conceptus-free ...