fetal membrane

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any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus

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Histology of the extraembryonic membranes of an oviparous snake: Towards a reconstruction of basal Squamate patterns.
Development of extraembryonic membranes and chemical composition of eggs and hatchlings of the oviparous lizard, Eumeces fasciatus (Reptilia, Squamata).
Placentation in the lizard Gerrhonotus coeruleus with a comparison to the extraembryonic membranes of the oviparous Gerrhonotus multicarinatus (Sauria, Anguidae).
Ontogeny of the extraembryonic membranes of the oviparous lizard, Eumeces fasciatus (Squamata: Scincidae).
Extraembryonic membranes, such as the fish chorion, provide a protective barrier between the embryo and the environment.