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Related to epitheliochorial placenta: hemochorial placenta, hemoendothelial placenta, discoid placenta, cotyledonary placenta, syndesmochorial placenta
epitheliochorial placenta[‚ep·ə¦thē·lē·ō′kȯr·ē·əl plə′sen·tə]
A type of placenta in which the maternal epithelium and fetal epithelium are in contact. Also known as villous placenta.
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