chorioadenoma destruens

[dĕ-strōōənz]

n.

A hydatidiform mole in which there is an unusual degree of invasion of the myometrium or its blood vessels, causing hemorrhage, necrosis, and occasionally rupture of the uterus.

Nearby words

  1. choriambus,
  2. choric,
  3. chorine,
  4. chorio-,
  5. chorioadenoma,
  6. chorioallantois,
  7. chorioamnionitis,
  8. chorioangioma,
  9. chorioangiosis,
  10. choriocapillaris


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