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Decidua MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Decidua
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.319.679.490.373
A16.710.289
Unique ID
D003656
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003656
Scope Note
The hormone-responsive glandular layer of ENDOMETRIUM that sloughs off at each menstrual flow (decidua menstrualis) or at the termination of pregnancy. During pregnancy, the thickest part of the decidua forms the maternal portion of the PLACENTA, thus named decidua placentalis. The thin portion of the decidua covering the rest of the embryo is the decidua capsularis.
Entry Term(s)
Deciduum
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Decidua Preferred
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