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Placentation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Placentation
Tree Number(s)
G08.686.784.769.491
Unique ID
D010929
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010929
Annotation
check the tags FEMALE & PREGNANCY
Scope Note
The development of the PLACENTA, a highly vascularized mammalian fetal-maternal organ and major site of transport of oxygen, nutrients, and fetal waste products between mother and FETUS. The process begins at FERTILIZATION, through the development of CYTOTROPHOBLASTS and SYNCYTIOTROPHOBLASTS, the formation of CHORIONIC VILLI, to the progressive increase in BLOOD VESSELS to support the growing fetus.
Entry Term(s)
Hemochorial Placental Development
Hemochorial Placentation
Placental Development
NLM Classification #
QS 645
Previous Indexing
Placenta (1966-1974)
Online Note
76; was see under PLACENTA 1975
History Note
76(75); was see under PLACENTA 1975
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Placentation Preferred
Hemochorial Placentation Narrower
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