Definition of Deciduate

1. a. Possessed of, or characterized by, a decidua.

Definition of Deciduate

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Having, or characterized by, a decidua. ¹

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Definition of Deciduate

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Deciduate

1. Possessed of, or characterised by, a decidua. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deciduate

decidua parietalis
decidua polyposa
decidua reflexa
decidua serotina
decidua spongiosa
decidua vera
decidual cast
decidual cell
decidual fissure
decidual reaction
deciduate (current term)
deciduate placenta
deciduous dentition
deciduous holly
deciduous membrane
deciduous plant
deciduous teeth
deciduous tooth

Literary usage of Deciduate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Elements of Embryology by Michael Foster, Francis Maitland Balfour (1883)
"... and these placentae are for the most part non-deciduate. In the diffuse placenta, found in the Horse, Pig, Lemurs, etc., the allantois completely ..."

2. A Treatise on Comparative Embryology by Francis Maitland Balfour (1881)
"Jape Ant-eater difiere greatly from the Carnivora. The amnion and allantois were in contact, but no yolk-sack was observed. Noil-deciduate placenta. ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1874)
"Not only is it diffused and non-deciduate, but both the allantois and umbilical vesicle remain as distinct sacs, and the utricular glands persist throughout ..."

4. An Introduction to the Classification of Animals by Thomas Henry Huxley (1869)
"... non-deciduate."* But, whatever terms be employed, the question for the classifier is to inquire what mammals correspond with Man and what with the Pig, ..."

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