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Related to chorionic: chorionic gonadotropin, chorionic plate, chorionic sac, Chorionic cavity, Chorionic Villi Sampling
The outer membrane enclosing the embryo in reptiles, birds, and mammals. In placental mammals it contributes to the development of the placenta.
cho′ri·on′ic (-ŏn′ĭk) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||chorionic - of or relating to a chorion; "a chorionic villus is a minute vascular projection on the fetal chorion"|
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