decidua basalis

noun

decidua ba·​sa·​lis -bə-ˈsal-əs, -ˈsā-ləs How to pronounce decidua basalis (audio)
variants also decidua serotina
: the part of the endometrium in the pregnant human female that participates with the chorion in the formation of the placenta

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“Decidua basalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/decidua%20basalis. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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