NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,856 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- chorioallantoic membrane
- listen (KOR-ee-oh-uh-lan-TOH-ik MEM-brayn)
- The membrane in hens' eggs that helps chicken embryos get enough oxygen and calcium for development. The calcium comes from the egg shell.