deciduoma

noun

de·​cid·​u·​oma -ˈwō-mə How to pronounce deciduoma (audio)
plural deciduomata -mət-ə How to pronounce deciduoma (audio) also deciduomas
1
: a mass of tissue formed in the uterus following pregnancy that contains remnants of chorionic or decidual tissue
2
: decidual tissue induced in the uterus (as by trauma) in the absence of pregnancy

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“Deciduoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deciduoma. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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