Medical Definition of Deciduous membrane

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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