hemoendothelial placenta


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he·mo·en·do·the·li·al pla·cen·ta

the type of placenta, as in rabbits, in which the trophoblast becomes so attenuated that, by light microscopy, maternal blood appears to be separated from fetal blood only by the endothelium of the chorionic capillaries.
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he·mo·en·do·the·li·al pla·cen·ta

(hē'mō-en'dō-thē'lē-ăl plă-sen'tă)
The type of placenta, as in rabbits, in which the trophoblast becomes so attenuated that, by light microscopy, maternal blood appears to be separated from fetal blood only by the endothelium of the chorionic capillaries.
Synonym(s): haemoendothelial placenta.
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hemoendothelial placenta

A placenta in which the maternal blood is in contact with the endothelium of the chorionic vessels.
See also: placenta
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