syndesmochorial

syn·des·mo·cho·ri·al

(sin'dez-mō-kō'rē-ăl),
Relating to the placenta in ruminant animals.
[syndesmo- + G. chorion, membrane]

syndesmochorial

(sin″dez″mŏ-kō′rē-ăl)
Pert. to a type of placenta in which there is destruction of the surface layer of the uterine mucosa, thus allowing chorionic villi to come into direct contact with maternal blood vessels.

syndesmochorial

see syndesmochorial placenta.
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The sheep placenta is synepitheliochorial, being neither entirely syndesmochorial without uterine LE, nor completely epitheliochorial with apposed trophectoderm and uterine LE as the only anatomical interaction being interdigitated microvilli.