[n] - the epithelial tissue of the endometrium
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De·cid'u·a noun [ New Latin , from Latin deciduus . See Deciduous .] (Anat.) The inner layer of the wall of the uterus, which envelops the embryo, forms a part of the placenta, and is discharged with it.
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<anatomy> The inner layer of the wall of the uterus, which envelops the embryo, forms a part of the placenta, and is discharged with it. ... Origin: NL, fr. L. Deciduus. See Deciduous. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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noun the epithelial tissue of the endometrium
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(dә-sid´u-ә) a name applied to the endometrium during pregnancy, all of which except for the deepest layer is shed after childbirth; called also decidual or deciduous membranes. adj., decid´ual., adj. basal decidua , decidua basalis the portion ...
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• (n.) The inner layer of the wall of the uterus, which envelops the embryo, forms a part of the placenta, and is discharged with it.
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Decidua is the term for the uterine lining (endometrium) during a pregnancy, which forms the maternal part of the placenta. It is formed under the influence of progesterone and forms highly-characteristic cells. ==Etymology== The word comes from the Latin deciduus, meaning falling off or shedding. ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-sid′yū-ă Definitions: 1. The endometrium of the uterus in a pregnant woman.
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The inner lining of the pregnant uterus, which becomes thick and vascular. The decidua forms a favorable environment for implantation of the fertilized egg and continued development of the fetus. This lining is shed during childbirth. Narrower term(s): Basal Decidua
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The decidua is the lining of the uterus, shed during a menstrual period and after the birth of a child.
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1) Epithelial tissue 2) Epithelium
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