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FERTILIZATION MEMBRANE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fertilization membrane mean? 

FERTILIZATION MEMBRANE (noun)
  The noun FERTILIZATION MEMBRANE has 1 sense:

1. the membrane that forms around a fertilized ovum and prevents penetration by additional spermatozoon

  Familiarity information: FERTILIZATION MEMBRANE used as a noun is very rare.


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FERTILIZATION MEMBRANE (noun)


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Meaning:

The membrane that forms around a fertilized ovum and prevents penetration by additional spermatozoon

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Hypernyms ("fertilization membrane" is a kind of...):

membrane; tissue layer (a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects organs or cells of animals)


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