Medical Definition of Hunter's 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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hunter's Membrane

Hunt
Hunt's atrophy
Hunt's neuralgia
Hunt's paradoxical phenomenon
Hunt's syndrome
Huntaway
Huntaways
Hunter
Hunter's bend
Hunter's bends
Hunter's canal
Hunter's glossitis
Hunter's gubernaculum
Hunter's line
Hunter's membrane
Hunter's operation
Hunter's syndrome
Hunter-Schreger bands
Hunter-Schreger lines
Hunter and Driffield curve
Hunterian
Huntingdon elm
Huntingdon willow
Huntingdonshire
Huntington
Huntington's chorea
Huntington's disease
Huntington chorea

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