fetal membrane

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any membrane that functions for the protection or nourishment or respiration or excretion of a developing fetus

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According to our findings, when the swabs taken from the agar surface below the fetal membrane as well as the marginal inhibition zone, were cultured on a new agar plate, no bacterial growth was observed.
When the root of umbilical cord and fetal membrane are attached mutually; there is no insertion at the placenta, and three umbilical cord vessels starts from insertion through amnion and chorion, finally deep into the placenta, it is called velamentous insertion of umbilical cord.
These include cell types within the placenta and outside the placenta in the fetal membranes.
Messersmith's synthetic polymer is formulated as a rapidly solidifying liquid glue that adheres to the wet tissue and seals fetal membrane defects.
In species such as humans and rodents, the fetal membranes invade, or implant, into the submucosa of the uterine epithelium.
Any pregnant woman with an infection of the fetal membrane or uterus, or whose "water breaks"--meaning the membrane has ruptured--should be treated promptly with antibiotics or induced to deliver if she is close to term, he says.
The fetal membranes and their functions include (for a more detailed description, see Pond et al.
A short time later, however, she experienced abdominal pain, vomiting, and diarrhea, Two weeks later, she was admitted to a hospital, where it was discovered that her fetal membrane had ruptured.
Preterm premature rupture of membrane (PPROM) is defined as rupture of fetal membrane before onset of labor at less than 37 completed weeks of gestation.
After the uterine incision, we visualized the first fetal membrane, together with the lobes of the placenta and your respective vessels.
MMP-9 chews up the collagen that holds together the fetal membrane, causing the sac to rupture, the group suggests.
During pregnancy, defects in the fetal membrane can lead to the leakage of amniotic fluid, resulting in premature labor or termination of the pregnancy.
The placenta was grossly infected; chorioamnionitis with necrosis of the fetal membrane and group B strep were confirmed.
To test this hypothesis, fetal membrane specimens were obtained from 29 women who were diagnosed with preterm PROM.
Factors that predispose to premature rupture of the fetal membrane.