hemochorial


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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.
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The human placenta is typified as villous, deciduate, discoid, hemochorial, chorioamniotic, and chorioallantoic.
Human placenta is hemochorial and it is the only organ in the body which contains maternal and fetal tissues.
The De Lange (1926) apud Wislocki (1928a) studying Bradypus, affirmed that the placenta of Bradypus shows ah intermediate phase between the types endotheliochorial and hemochorial.