Decidua capsularis

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Decidua capsularis

The layer of endometrium overlying the implanted chorionic vesicle; it becomes progressively attenuated as the chorionic vesicle enlarges and, by the fourth month, is squeezed against the decidua parietalis and thereafter undergoes rapid regression.

Synonym: decidua reflexa, membrana adventitia.