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deciduate


deciduate

adj de·cid·u·ate \di-ˈsij-ə-wət\

Definition of DECIDUATE

:  having the fetal and maternal tissues firmly interlocked so that a layer of maternal tissue is torn away at parturition and forms a part of the afterbirth
February 27, 2015
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