decidua reflexa decidua re·flex·a (rĭ-flěk'sə)
See decidua capsularis.
Folds of this nature, which are specially developed in Man and Apes, are known as a decidua reflexa.
The decidua reflexa of the Rat is reduced to extreme tenuity, or even vanishes before the close of gestation.
The decidua reflexa and serotina together envelop the chorion, the processes of which fit into crypts in them.
The decidua reflexa, on the disappearance of the vessels in the chorion lve, becomes non-vascular.
At its edge it is continuous both with the decidua reflexa and decidua vera.
This ovum, though probably not more than thirteen days old, was completely enclosed by a decidua reflexa.