amnion nodosum

[ nō-dōsəm ]

n.

Nodules in the amnion that consist of stratified squamous epithelium.squamous metaplasia of amnion

Nearby words

  1. amniochorial,
  2. amniogenesis,
  3. amniography,
  4. amnioma,
  5. amnion,
  6. amnionic,
  7. amnionitis,
  8. amniorrhea,
  9. amniorrhexis,
  10. amnioscope


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