deciduoma

noun
de·​cid·​u·​oma | \ -ˈwō-mə How to pronounce deciduoma (audio) \
plural deciduomata\ -​mət-​ə How to pronounce deciduomata (audio) \ also deciduomas

Medical Definition of deciduoma

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 27 Nov. 2020.

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