chorionic

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adjective cho·ri·on·ic \ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-nik\

Definition of chorionic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or being part of the chorion chorionic villi

  2. 2 :  secreted or produced by chorionic or related tissue (as in the placenta or a choriocarcinoma)

1892

First Known Use of chorionic

1892


Medical Dictionary

chorionic

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adjective cho·ri·on·ic \ˌkōr-ē-ˈän-ik, ˌkȯr-\

Medical Definition of chorionic

  1. 1:  of, relating to, or being part of the chorion chorionic villi

  2. 2:  secreted or produced by chorionic or a related tissue (as in the placenta or a choriocarcinoma) chorionic hormones


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