noun, plural de·cid·u·as, de·cid·u·ae [dih-sij-oo-ee]. /dɪˈsɪdʒ uˌi/. Embryology.
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OTHER WORDS FROM deciduade·cid·u·al, adjective
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For the human embryo is developed with a genuine decidua, and is thus absolutely distinguished from all the Indeciduata.
These latter never possess a decidua, whereas Elephants and Hyrax are genuine Deciduata.
Hydrorrhoea gravidarum is an intermittent discharge of clear or bloody fluid from a catarrhal endometritis under the decidua.The Ethics of Medical Homicide and Mutilation|Austin O'Malley
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.