decidua vera


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decidua

 [de-sid´u-ah]
a name applied to the endometrium during pregnancy, all of which except for the deepest layer is shed after childbirth; called also decidual or deciduous membranes. adj., adj decid´ual.
basal decidua (decidua basa´lis) that portion lying under the implanted ovum and chorion.
capsular decidua (decidua capsula´ris) that portion directly overlying the implanted ovum and chorion, facing the uterine cavity.
menstrual decidua (decidua menstrua´lis) the hyperemic uterine mucosa shed during menstruation.
parietal decidua (decidua parieta´lis) (true decidua) (decidua ve´ra) the decidua exclusive of the area occupied by the implanted ovum and chorion.

de·cid·u·a pa·ri·e·tal·is

the altered endometrium lining the main cavity of the pregnant uterus other than at the site of attachment of the chorionic sac.
Synonym(s): decidua vera

decidua vera

the decidua of the endometrium lining the uterus, except for those areas beneath and above the implanted and developing ovum called, respectively, the decidua basalis and the decidua capsularis. Also called decidua parietalis.

de·ci·du·a pa·ri·e·tal·is

(dē-sij'ū-ă pă-rī-ĕ-tā'lis)
The altered endometrium lining the main cavity of the pregnant uterus other than at the site of attachment of the chorionic sac.
Synonym(s): decidua vera.