Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of cytotrophoblast

  1. :  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


\-ˌtrō-fə-ˈblas-tik\ adjective

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