syntrophoblast


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syncytiotrophoblast

 [sin-sit″e-o-trof´o-blast]
the outer syncytial layer of the trophoblast.
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syn·cy·ti·o·tro·pho·blast

(sit'ē-o-trōf-ō-blast),
The syncytial outer layer of the trophoblast; site of synthesis of human chorionic gonadotropin.
See also: trophoblast.
[syncytium + trophoblast]
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syn·cy·ti·o·tro·pho·blast

(sin-sish'ē-ō-trō'fō-blast)
The syncytial outer layer of the trophoblast; site of synthesis of human chorionic gonadotropin.
See also: trophoblast
Synonym(s): syntrophoblast.
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