decidua

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the epithelial tissue of the endometrium

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Although the pathogenesis of hyperemesis gravidarum (HG) is obscure, activation of natural killer and cytotoxic T cells is higher in the blood and uterine decidua of women with HG with respect to healthy pregnant women (10).
Activated natural killer and cytotoxic T cells in the uterine decidua protect the mother from invasion by trophoblasts (15-17).
Activated natural killer and cytotoxic T cells in the uterine decidua have also been reported to protect the mother from the invasion of trophoblasts (9).