hemochorial placenta

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hemochorial placenta

[¦hē·mō′kȯr·ē·əl plə′sen·tə]
(embryology)
A type of placenta having the maternal blood in direct contact with the chorionic trophoblast. Also known as labyrinthine placenta.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Disc shaped haemochorial placenta of many primates, including humans, existed throughout the Eutherian lineage.