"Allantois" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An extra-embryonic membranous sac derived from the YOLK SAC of REPTILES; BIRDS; and MAMMALS. It lies between two other extra-embryonic membranes, the AMNION and the CHORION. The allantois serves to store urinary wastes and mediate exchange of gas and nutrients for the developing embryo.
- Allantoic Membrane
- Membrane, Allantoic
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