uteroplacental sinus

[ yōō′tə-rō-plə-sĕntl ]

n.

Any of the irregular vascular spaces in the zone of the chorionic attachment to the decidua basalis.

Nearby words

  1. uterocystostomy,
  2. uterofixation,
  3. uterolith,
  4. uterometer,
  5. uteropexy,
  6. uteroplasty,
  7. uterosalpingography,
  8. uteroscope,
  9. uteroscopy,
  10. uterotomy


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