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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
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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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