chorion

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Related to chorion laeve: decidua capsularis, chorion frondosum
  • noun

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the outermost membranous sac enclosing the embryo in higher vertebrates (reptiles, birds and mammals)

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This supports the hypothesis that inflammation accelerates cell death, either by apoptosis or necrosis, and destroys the chorion laeve," Dr.