chorioangiosis

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chorioangiosis cho·ri·o·an·gi·o·sis (kôr'ē-ō-ān'jē-ō'sĭs)
n.
An abnormal increase in the number of vascular channels that are present in the villi of the placenta; severe chorioangiosis is associated with a high incidence of neonatal death and major congenital malformations. Also called chorioangiomatosis.

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