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Synonyms for nidation

(embryology) the organic process whereby a fertilized egg becomes implanted in the lining of the uterus of placental mammals

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It does not begin at such thresholds as the fusion of the nuclei, nidation, the extra-uterine survival capacity of the embryo, or birth itself.
Wiegand finished 25-6 with a +1728 spread in a final match that featured words such as ACINI (a small saclike division of a gland), NIDATION (implanted in the uterus) and WAWL (to cry like a cat).
2) The literature contains many case reports, including several unusual nidation sites, but to our knowledge, this is the first reported case of omental pregnancy implanted on the gastrocolic ligament.
The other reason given for the 14-day period is the nidation of the embryo in the womb of the mother which takes place within this period.