endotheliochorial

adjective

en·​do·​the·​lio·​cho·​ri·​al -ˌthē-lē-ō-ˈkōr-ē-əl, -ˈkȯr- How to pronounce endotheliochorial (audio)
: having fetal epithelium enclosing maternal blood vessels
carnivores and some insectivores have an endotheliochorial placenta

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

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