decidua parietalis


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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

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.
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demonstrated a correlation between HLA-C mismatch between mother and fetus and proportions of both activated [CD4.sup.+][CD25.sup.dim] T cells and [CD4.sup.+][CD25.sup.high] putative Tregs in decidua parietalis [35].
Little is known about MAIT cells in pregnancy, but we have previously shown that MAIT cells are present in decidua parietalis and have a similar capacity to respond to stimulation as peripheral MAIT cells [13].
We isolated lymphocytes from the entire decidua parietalis membrane and found the general leukocyte population to be dominated by the more activated phenotype.
Differences between stromal cells isolated from decidua parietalis and basalis have not been thoroughly explored, but as evidenced by our immunophenotyping, it is possible that they have different capacities to affect immune responses.
We have performed a comprehensive characterization of leukocyte populations in paired samples from decidua parietalis and basalis.