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Trophoblasts MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Trophoblasts
Tree Number(s)
A11.382.992
A16.254.500.766
A16.710.802
Unique ID
D014327
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014327
Scope Note
Cells lining the outside of the BLASTOCYST. After binding to the ENDOMETRIUM, trophoblasts develop into two distinct layers, an inner layer of mononuclear cytotrophoblasts and an outer layer of continuous multinuclear cytoplasm, the syncytiotrophoblasts, which form the early fetal-maternal interface (PLACENTA).
Entry Term(s)
Cytotrophoblasts
Syncytiotrophoblasts
Trophoblast
NLM Classification #
QS 645
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Trophoblasts Preferred
Cytotrophoblasts Narrower
Syncytiotrophoblasts Narrower
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