- chorionic epithelioma,
- chorionic gonadotrophin,
- chorionic gonadotropin,
- chorionic growth hormone-prolactin,
- chorionic villus
Origin of chorion
Examples from the Web for chorion
The follicle cells soon become larger and give rise to an envelope round the egg of the nature of a chorion.
From the chorion there grow out numerous vascular villi, which fit into corresponding pits in the uterine walls.
The chorion is often ornamented with various processes, etc.
They are the chorion and the amnion; besides which, there are two others that require notice, viz.A System of Midwifery|Edward Rigby
These septa, which belong to the serotina, lie between the arborescent villi of the chorion.
Word Origin for chorion
"outer membrane of the fetus," 1540s, medical Latin, from Greek khorion "membrane enclosing the fetus, afterbirth," perhaps from PIE *ghere- "gut, entrail" (see yarn).