tertiary villus

(redirected from stem villus)

ter·ti·ar·y vil·lus

the definitive chorionic villus with a vascular core separated from maternal blood by connective tissue, cytotrophoblast, and syncytiotrophoblast.
Synonym(s): stem villus
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Elaboration of stem villus vessels in growth restricted pregnancies with abnormal umbilical artery Doppler waveforms.
(3) Recanalization of stem villus thrombosed vessels has also been described.