hydatidiform mole

noun

Medical Definition of hydatidiform mole

: a mass in the uterus that consists of enlarged edematous degenerated chorionic villi growing in clusters resembling grapes, that typically develops following fertilization of an enucleate egg, and that may or may not contain fetal tissue

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“Hydatidiform mole.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hydatidiform%20mole. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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