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[hee-muh-trof, -trohf, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌtrɒf, -ˌtroʊf, ˈhɛm ə-/

noun, Embryology.
the material from the maternal bloodstream and placenta that nourishes a mammalian embryo.

hemotroph he·mo·troph (hē’mə-trŏf’, -trōf’)
The nutritive materials supplied to the embryo through the placenta from the maternal bloodstream.


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