endotheliochorial placenta


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en·do·the·li·o·cho·ri·al pla·cen·ta

a placenta in which the chorionic tissue penetrates to the endothelium of the maternal blood vessels.

endotheliochorial placenta

A placenta in which the syncytial trophoblasts of the chorion penetrate to the blood vessels of the uterus.
See also: placenta