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cytotrophoblast

noun cy·to·tro·pho·blast \ ˌsīt-ə-ˈtrō-fə-ˌblast \

medical Definition of cytotrophoblast

: the inner cellular layer of the trophoblast of an embryonic placental mammal that gives rise to the plasmodial syncytiotrophoblast covering the placental villi called also Langhans' layer, layer of Langhans

cytotrophoblastic

\-ˌtrō-fə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

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