chorionic villus definition

  • noun:
    • one of several minute vascular forecasts regarding the fetal chorion that integrates with maternal uterine muscle to form the placenta.
    • one of several tiny villi that stick out of the fetal chorion and complement the caretaker's uterine structure to make the placenta
    • one of several minute vascular projections of the fetal chorion that integrates with maternal uterine tissue to make the placenta.
    • one of many tiny villi that stick-out associated with the fetal chorion and complement the mother's uterine muscle to create the placenta

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