trophospongia

noun
troph·o·spon·gia | \-pän-\
plural -s

Definition of trophospongia 

: the vascular spongy mucous membrane between the wall of the uterus and the trophoblast

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Other Words from trophospongia

trophospongial \¦⸗⸗¦spənjēəl, -pän- \ adjective

First Known Use of trophospongia

1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trophospongia

New Latin, from troph- + -spongia

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