syncytiotrophoblast

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syncytiotrophoblast

 [sin-sit″e-o-trof´o-blast]
the outer syncytial layer of the trophoblast.

syn·cy·ti·o·tro·pho·blast

(sit'ē-o-trōf-ō-blast),
The syncytial outer layer of the trophoblast; site of synthesis of human chorionic gonadotropin.
See also: trophoblast.
[syncytium + trophoblast]

syncytiotrophoblast

/syn·cyt·io·tro·pho·blast/ (sin-sit″e-o-tro´fo-blast) the outer syncytial layer of the trophoblast.syncytiotrophoblas´tic

syncytiotrophoblast

[sinsish′ē·ōtrof′əblast′]
Etymology: Gk, syn + kytos, cell, trophe, nutrition, blastos, germ
the outer syncytial layer of the trophoblast of an early mammalian embryo. It erodes the uterine wall during implantation and gives rise to the villi of the placenta. Also called plasmidotrophoblast, syncytial trophoblast, syntrophoblast. Compare cytotrophoblast. syncytiotrophoblastic, adj.

syn·cy·ti·o·tro·pho·blast

(sin-sish'ē-ō-trō'fō-blast)
The syncytial outer layer of the trophoblast; site of synthesis of human chorionic gonadotropin.
See also: trophoblast
Synonym(s): syntrophoblast.

syncytiotrophoblast

the outer syncytial layer of the trophoblast.