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de·cid·u·a

 (dĭ-sĭj′o͞o-ə)
n. pl. de·cid·u·as or de·cid·u·ae (-o͞o-ē′)
A mucous membrane lining the uterus, modified during pregnancy and shed at parturition or during menstruation.

[New Latin (membrāna) dēcidua, (membrane) that falls off, from Latin dēciduus, falling off; see deciduous.]

de·cid′u·al adj.

decidua

(dɪˈsɪdjʊə)
n, pl -ciduas or -ciduae (-ˈsɪdjʊˌiː)
(Zoology) the specialized mucous membrane that lines the uterus of some mammals during pregnancy: is shed, with the placenta, at parturition
[C18: from New Latin, from Latin dēciduus falling down; see deciduous]
deˈcidual, deˈciduate adj

de•cid•u•a

(dɪˈsɪdʒ u ə)

n., pl. -cid•u•as, -cid•u•ae (-ˈsɪdʒ uˌi)
the endometrium of a pregnant uterus, cast off at parturition.
[1775–85; < New Latin < Latin dēciduus falling; see deciduous]
de•cid′u•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.decidua - the epithelial tissue of the endometriumdecidua - the epithelial tissue of the endometrium
epithelial tissue, epithelium - membranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
endometrium - (pregnancy) the mucous membrane that lines the uterus; thickens under hormonal control and (if pregnancy does not occur) is shed in menstruation; if pregnancy occurs it is shed along with the placenta at parturition
Translations

de·cid·u·a

n. decidua, tejido membranoso formado por la mucosa uterina durante la gestación y expulsado después del parto.
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MAP is an abnormal adherence of the placenta to the uterine wall owing to absent or faulty decidua basalis2.
The possumhaw holly, Ilex decidua, is valued for its smooth gray bark texture and fruiting habit, but it is too big and perhaps too coarse for the small home garden.
In Pakistan only two species Capparis spinose and Capparis decidua were found.
The aim of this study was to measure the concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH) D), IL-17, IL-23 and TGF-[beta], and the expression of CYP27B1 and VDR, in the decidua of women with RSA in the first trimester of pregnancy.
Based on palatability Prosopis cineraria and Acacia nilotica were highly palatable, Calligonum polygonoides, Suaeda fruticosa, Salsola baryosma, Haloxylon recurvum, Capparis decidua, Calotropis procera and Tamarix aphylla were moderately palatable whereas Haloxylon salicornicum was less palatable.
12] These numbers remain high during early pregnancy, constituting 70% of the T lymphocytes at the interface between maternal decidua and the invading trophoblast and are the most predominant leucocyte population during the time of implantation and early pregnancy.
Regarding the physio-morphological changes that characterize the PE, in normal pregnancies, the spiral arteries of the myometrium and the decidua, which perfuse the placenta, undergo severe remodeling, includig disintegration of the tunica media and the internal elastic lamina, as well as replacement of the endothelium by extravillous trophoblast cells expressing endothelial phenotype.
En relacion con lo anterior, se indica que, al observar celulas de decidua humana del primer trimestre, se observo que la inhibicion del sistema de esfingosina quinasa condujo a un aumento de la produccion de IL-8, lo que indica que las anomalias de este sistema podrian promover la infiltracion de PMN (polimorfonucleares) traves de la produccion de quimioquinas.
The TG activity of FXIII contributes to several processes, including wound healing, bone extracellular matrix stabilization, and the interaction between embryo and decidua of uterus.
29) was the only species that occurred at all sampling sites; other shrubs included Capparis decidua (IVI = 44.
The species Cenchrus biflorus, Cenchrus ciliaris, Aristida funiculata, Tribulus longipetalus, Mollugo cerviana, Indigofera hocstetteri, Euphorbiaprostrata, Gisekiapharnaceoides, Dipterygium gluacum, Capparis decidua, Calligonum polygonoides and Ochthochloa compressa were found much associated toS3 and the soil layer L1, as they had maximum number of seeds.
Other research suggests the virus spreads from basal and parietal decidua to chorionic villi and amniochorionic membranes, leading to the theory that uterine-placental suppression of the viral entry cofactor TIM1 could stop transmission to the fetus.