chorion frondosum

noun
chorion fron·​do·​sum | \ -frən-ˈdō-səm How to pronounce chorion frondosum (audio) \

Medical Definition of chorion frondosum

: the part of the chorion that has persistent villi and that with the decidua basalis forms the placenta — see chorionic villus sampling

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“Chorion frondosum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chorion%20frondosum. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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