Chorionic Villi D002824

Anatomy [A] » Tissues [A10] » Membranes » Extraembryonic Membranes » Chorion » Chorionic Villi

Anatomy [A] » Embryonic Structures [A16] » Embryo, Mammalian » Extraembryonic Membranes » Chorion » Chorionic Villi

Anatomy [A] » Embryonic Structures [A16] » Placenta » Chorionic Villi

Description

Threadlike vascular projections of the chorion. Chorionic villi may be free or embedded within the DECIDUA forming the site for exchange of substances between fetal and maternal blood (PLACENTA).   MeSH

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