Trophoblast layer | definition of trophoblast layer by Medical dictionary
trophoblast layer (trof´oblast),
n the layer of peripheral embryonic cells from which the placenta is formed.
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It has been proposed that a breach in the trophoblast layer
lining the chorionic villi may result in contact of Hofbauer cells (specialised fetal macrophages) with maternal blood and amniotic fluid.