maternal placenta


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pars u·te·ri·'na pla·cen·'tae

the part of the placenta derived from the decidua basalis.
See also: placenta.

maternal placenta

Etymology: L, maternus, motherhood, placenta, flat cake
the part of the placenta that develops from the decidua basalis of the uterus and is usually shed along with the fetal elements.

maternal placenta

A portion of the placenta that develops from the decidua basalis of the uterus.
See also: placenta
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