hemoendothelial placenta

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hemoendothelial placenta he·mo·en·do·the·li·al placenta (hē'mō-ěn'dō-thē'lē-əl)
n.
A placenta in which the trophoblast becomes so attenuated that maternal blood is separated from fetal blood only by the endothelium of the chorionic capillaries.

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