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Definitions for allantoid
əˈlæn tɔɪd; ˌæl ənˈtɔɪd lal·lan·toid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. allantoid, sausage-shapedadjective

    shaped like a sausage


  1. allantoidadjective

    Sausage shaped. Often used to describe spores that are long with rounded ends.

  2. Etymology: ἀλλαντοειδής, from ἀλλάς.


  1. allantoid

    Allantoid refers to something that is shaped like a sausage or an elongated oval, generally used in the context of biological or anatomical descriptions. It's derived from the term "allantois," an extra-embryonic membrane in the eggs of reptiles and birds, and the placenta of mammals, which is typically shaped in this manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Allantoidadjective

    alt. of Allantoidal

  2. Allantoidnoun

    a membranous appendage of the embryos of mammals, birds, and reptiles, -- in mammals serving to connect the fetus with the parent; the urinary vesicle

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of allantoid in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of allantoid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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