hemochorial


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Related to hemochorial: Epitheliochorial, Endotheliochorial, syndesmochorial, Epitheliochorial placentation

hemochorial

 [he″mo-ko´re-al]
denoting a type of placenta in which maternal blood comes in direct contact with the chorion.

hemochorial

/he·mo·cho·ri·al/ (he″mo-kor´e-al) denoting a type of placenta in which maternal blood comes in direct contact with the chorion, as in humans.

hemochorial

a deciduate placenta characteristic of humans, many other primates and rodents. At parturition the maternal vascular endothelium of the uterus is shed, as well as uterine epithelium so that the chorionic cells are in direct contact with maternal blood.