deciduoma


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deciduoma

[‚des·i′dwō·mə]
(medicine)
A mass of tissue formed in the uterus following pregnancy as the result of hyperplasia of chorionic or decidual cells.
Decidual tissue induced in the uterus, usually by physical trauma.
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Contribution of pregnancy, fetuses, fetal placentas, and deciduomas to mammary gland and uterine development.