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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: en'ti-pe

Definition: A type of gastrulation seen in some early mammalian embryos in which the endoderm covers the embryonic and amnionic ectoderm; part of the preplacental trophoblast may also be covered.

[G. entype, pattern]

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