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tro·pho·blast

 (trō′fə-blăst′)
n.
The outermost layer of cells of the mammalian blastocyst that attaches the fertilized ovum to the uterine wall and serves as a nutritive pathway for the embryo.

tro′pho·blas′tic adj.
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Adj.1.trophoblastic - of or relating to the trophoblast; "trophoblastic cancer"
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post-menarchal patients with gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, as a single agent or as part of a combination chemotherapy regimen.
Medics told the shocked couple that Tammie, 29, had choriocarcinoma, a type of persistent trophoblastic, very rare pregnancy-related tumour.
Medics told the shocked couple that Tammie had choriocarcinoma, a type of persistent trophoblastic, very rare pregnancy-related tumours.
Medics told the shocked couple that Tammie ,29, had choriocarcinoma, a type of persistent trophoblastic, very rare pregnancy-related tumours.
The histotypes include seminoma, embryonal carcinoma, yolk sac tumor, trophoblastic tumors, teratoma, mixed germ cell tumor, and regressed germ cell tumor.
Gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD) is a spectrum of disorders extending from premalignant conditions of hydatidiform mole, which can be further classified into partial (PHM) and complete (CHM) hydatidiform mole, to malignant conditions including invasive mole, choriocarcinoma, and placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT).
Aspirator was used carefully to avoid irritating the corpus uteri and clean the abdomen to prevent postoperative adhesions and trophoblastic implants.
Hydatidiform mole (HM) is the most frequently encountered form of gestational trophoblastic disease and fetal developmental defect, where abnormal trophoblast cells develop inside the uterus following conception (1).
(2) It arises from malignant placental B-hCG secreting trophoblastic cells and typically occurs in the setting of a molar pregnancy.
Gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), also known as gestational trophoblastic disease (GTD), can occur when tumors develop in the cells that would normally form the placenta during pregnancy.
The National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) has issued its first-ever clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of gestational trophoblastic neoplasia (GTN), a rare, serious complication of pregnancy that can often be cured, but can have devastating consequences if mismanaged or if treatment is needlessly delayed.
Placental site trophoblastic tumor (PSTT) constitutes about 1-2% of all trophoblastic tumors.