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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Telleria, "Luteal 3beta- hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase and 20alpha-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activities in the rat corpus luteum of pseudopregnancy: effect of the deciduoma reaction," Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, vol.
Contribution of pregnancy, fetuses, fetal placentas, and deciduomas to mammary gland and uterine development.