Medical Dictionary

decidua basalis

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noun decidua ba·sa·lis \-bə-ˈsā-ləs\
variants: also

decidua serotina

\-ˌser-ə-ˈtē-nə, -ˈtī-\ play

Medical Definition of decidua basalis

  1. :  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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