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Relating to the trophoblast.


Relating to the trophoblast.


(tro'fo-blast?) [ tropho- + -blast]
The outermost layer of the developing blastocyst (blastodermic vesicle). It differentiates into two layers, the cytotrophoblast and syntrophoblast.
See: cytotrophoblast; syntrophoblast; fertilization for illustrophoblastic (tro?fo-blast'ik), adjective
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Differential expression of p57kip2, a maternally imprinted cdk inhibitor, in normal human placenta and gestational trophoblastic disease.
Localization of the cellular expression of inhibin in trophoblastic tissue.
Therefore, compared with anticoagulation, anticoagulation combined with anti-inflammatory therapy in late pregnancy can inhibit maternal-fetal interface inflammation, reduce placental and trophoblastic damage, improve placental function, and, to some extent, improve fetal growth.
5) It occurs usually in gestational trophoblastic disease, multiple pregnancies, and rarely in normal pregnancy.
Antiproliferative and proapoptotic effects of bisphenol A on human trophoblastic JEG-3 cells.
Trophoblast proliferation is histologically characterized by abnormalities in chorionic villi such as stromal edema and villous trophoblast proliferation and classified as hydatidiform mole and gestational trophoblastic neoplasia after mole.
Prevalence of gestational trophoblastic disease in the study population is in accordance with local and Asian figures.
The distinct invasiveness of the trophoblast and the intimacy of the junctional zone are associated with a characteristic fibrinoid material, probably of trophoblastic origin (Kirby et al.
Gestational trophoblastic diseases are a spectrum of related disorders which consist of benign trophoblastic lesions, premalignant hydatidiform moles, and neopla-stic diseases.
Trophoblastic tissue was reported in pathologic exam of sample sent from tubal ampullar lumen.
Hydatidiform Mole (HM) (OMIM 231090) is an abnormal gestation characterized by significant hydropic enlargement and variable trophoblastic proliferation involving part of or all chorionic villi.