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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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.
It might be more appropriate to refer to the ruminant placenta as a syndesmochorial rather than epitheliochorial.
According our description, Placenta of Bradypus variegatus could be classified microscopically in syndesmochorial and endotheliochorial.
This still concludes that the placenta of the sloth was the transitory form between the type syndesmochorial and endotheliochorial.
The observations of the placenta of the embryo of 55mm CRL revealed areas where adds components of maternal conjunctive tissue stayed classifying her them placenta syndesmochorial.
The placenta of the Bradypus variegatus can be classified like this as endotheliumchorial and syndesmochorial.