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decidua basalis

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noun decidua ba·sa·lis \-bə-ˈsā-ləs\

Medical Definition of decidua basalis

  1. :  the part of the endometrium in the pregnant human female that participates with the chorion in the formation of the placenta



Variants of decidua basalis

also decidua serotina \-ˌser-ə-ˈtē-nə, -ˈtī-\ play

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