Medical Definition of Membrana decidua

1. The mucous membrane of the pregnant uterus that has already undergone certain changes, under the influence of the ovulation cycle, to fit it for the implantation and nutrition of the ovum; so-called because the membrane is cast off after labour. Synonym: membrana decidua, caduca, decidua, Hunter's membrane. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Membrana Decidua

membrana
membrana abdominis
membrana adamantina
membrana adventitia
membrana atlanto-occipitalis anterior
membrana atlanto-occipitalis posterior
membrana basalis ductus semicircularis
membrana basilaris
membrana capsularis
membrana capsulopupillaris
membrana cerebri
membrana choriocapillaris
membrana cordis
membrana cricothyroidea
membrana decidua (current term)
membrana eboris
membrana fibroelastica laryngis
membrana fibrosa
membrana flaccida
membrana fusca
membrana germinativa
membrana granulosa
membrana hyothyroidea
membrana intercostalis externa
membrana intercostalis interna
membrana interossea antebrachii
membrana interossea cruris
membrana limitans

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