Medical Dictionary

area placentalis

noun area pla·cen·ta·lis \-ˌplas-ən-ˈtā-ləs\

Medical Definition of AREA PLACENTALIS

:  the part of the trophoblast in early placental vertebrate embryos that lies in immediate contact with the uterine mucosa


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