decidua serotina


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de·cid·u·a ba·sa·lis

the area of endometrium between the implanted chorionic sac and the myometrium, which develops into the maternal part of the placenta.
Synonym(s): decidua serotina

decidua serotina

de·cid·ua ba·sa·lis

(dē-sij'ū-ă bā-sā'lis) [TA]
The area of endometrium between the implanted chorionic sac and the myometrium, which develops into the maternal part of the placenta.
Synonym(s): decidua serotina.

decidua

(de-sid'u-a) [L. deciduus, falling off]
The endometrium or lining of the uterus and the tissue around the ectopically located fertilized ovum, e.g., in the fallopian tube or peritoneal cavity. The decidua has an interior compact layer and a surface spongy layer. The vasculature, glands, and interstitial cells of the endometrium undergo marked hypertrophy during pregnancy.decidual (-al), adjective

decidua basalis

The part of the decidua that unites with the chorion to form the placenta. Synonym: decidua serotina

decidua capsularis

The part of the decidua that surrounds the chorionic sac.

decidua menstrualis

The layer of the uterine endometrium that is shed during menstruation.

decidua parietalis

The endometrium during pregnancy except at the site of the implanted blastocyst.

decidua serotina

Decidua basalis.
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