placentoma


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de·cid·u·o·ma

(dē-sid'yū-ō'mă),
An intrauterine mass of decidual tissue, probably the result of hyperplasia of decidual cells retained in the uterus.
Synonym(s): placentoma

placentoma

(1) A nonspecific term for any proliferation, benign or malignant, of the placenta. 
(2) Deciduoma.

Placentoma is not a recognised pathological entity and is not used in the working medical parlance.

de·cid·u·o·ma

(dĕ-sij'ū-ō'mă)
An intrauterine mass of decidual tissue, probably the result of hyperplasia of decidual cells retained in the uterus.
Synonym(s): placentoma.
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In a normal mature placenta the immature intermediate villi are located in the central portion of the placentoma or placental lobule, they are villi that are still proliferating and represent a type of growth in reserve (Bernirschke & Kaufmann, 2000).
Para tal, placentomas provenientes de vacas aos 90, 150, 210 e 270 dias de gestacao foram coletados e as celulas cultivadas em Meio de Eagle modificado por Dulbeco (DMEM), tratadas por 96 horas com VEGF (50 ng/ml), bFGF (10 ng/ml), VEGF e bFGF juntos (50 e 10 ng/ml, respectivamente) e comparadas com controles nao tratados.