Maternal part of placenta | definition of maternal part of placenta by Medical dictionary
maternal part of placenta
ma·ter·nal part of pla·cen·ta (mă-tĕr'năl pahrt plă-sen'tă)
The part of the placenta derived from the basal layer or decidua basalis of the endometrium.
Synonym(s): pars uterina placentae
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One might argue that the superiority of antibacterial effects of the chorionic membrane compared with the amniotic membrane can represent more effective and key role in maternal part of placenta
in protecting the fetus against possible infections.
The maternal part of placenta
that forms the main deciduous disk is inclined to endometer and is less exposed to damage compared to the embryonic part.
Histologically, the maternal part of placenta
consists of decidua and metrial glands and the fetal part consists of basal zone and the labyrinthine zone.