Decidua basalis

Decidua basalis

The area of endometrium between the implanted chorionic vesicle and the myometrium, which develops into the maternal part of the placenta.

Synonym: decidua serotina.

Origin: L. Deciduus, falling off (qualifying membrana, membrane, understood)

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