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pl. deciduae [L. deciduus, falling off] The endometrium or lining of the uterus and the tissue around the ectopically located fertilized ovum, e.g., in the fallopian tube or peritoneal cavity. The decidua has an interior compact layer and a surface spongy layer. The vasculature, glands, and interstitial cells of the endometrium undergo marked hypertrophy during pregnancy. decidual (di-sij′oo-ăl ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Decidua." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769169/all/decidua_serotina.
Decidua. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769169/all/decidua_serotina. Accessed September 23, 2019.
Decidua. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769169/all/decidua_serotina
Decidua [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 September 23]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/769169/all/decidua_serotina.
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