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Extraembryonic Membranes

"Extraembryonic Membranes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The thin layers of tissue that surround the developing embryo. There are four extra-embryonic membranes commonly found in VERTEBRATES, such as REPTILES; BIRDS; and MAMMALS. They are the YOLK SAC, the ALLANTOIS, the AMNION, and the CHORION. These membranes provide protection and means to transport nutrients and wastes.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Extraembryonic Membranes" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Extraembryonic Membranes" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 19 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2015
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