decidua

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Related to deciduas: decidua basalis, stratum compactum, Uterine decidua

decidua

[di′sij·ə·wə]
(medicine)
The endometrium of pregnancy and associated fetal membranes which are cast off at parturition.
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Effect of IFN-[gamma] on IL-18 expression in the uterus of pregnant rats Group n IL-18 expression in uterine endometrium or deciduas ([[mu].
Expression and localization of human oxytocin receptor mRNA and its protein in chorion and decidua during parturition.
Prolactin, a polypeptide protein produced by the pituitary gland and the deciduas, regulates fluid and electrolyte flux across fetal membranes and may serve as an immunomodulatory protein, Dr.
77 Predecidua Implantation -- -- Interimplantation -- -- Mature deciduas Implantation -- -- Interimplantation -- -- Non-decidual cells Implantation -- -- Interimplantation -- -- Day 5 Mesometrial Antimesometrial Epithelium Implantation 243.
In the United States, the majority of the planting of the larch species, such as Larix deciduas, was recorded in the early 1900s in New York, Pennsylvania, other northeastern states, as well as the lake states (Einspahr et al.
The presence and the characterization of multipotent stromal stem cells (18-21), epithelial progenitor cells (22) and endothelial progenitor cells (23) in the human endometrium and decidua have been reported by a number of research groups.