chorion frondosum

noun

chorion fron·​do·​sum -frən-ˈdō-səm How to pronounce chorion frondosum (audio)
: 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 18 Apr. 2024.

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