adjective Date: 1892 1. of, relating to, or being part of the chorion <
chorionic villi
2. secreted or produced by chorionic or related tissue (as in the placenta or a choriocarcinoma)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • chorionic — Relating to the chorion. * * * cho·ri·on·ic .kōr ē än ik, .kȯr adj 1) of, relating to, or being part of the chorion <chorionic villi> 2) secreted or produced by chorionic or a related tissue (as in the placenta or a choriocarcinoma)… …   Medical dictionary

  • chorionic — adjective of or relating to a chorion a chorionic villus is a minute vascular projection on the fetal chorion • Pertains to noun: ↑chorion • Derivationally related forms: ↑chorion …   Useful english dictionary

  • chorionic — See chorion. * * * …   Universalium

  • chorionic — adjective Of or pertaining to the chorion …   Wiktionary

  • chorionic — adj. pertaining to the chorion (outer embryonic membrane) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chorionic — cho·ri·on·ic …   English syllables

  • Chorionic villi — Diagram of a transverse section, showing the mode of formation of the amnion in the chick. The amniotic folds have nearly united in the middle line. Ectoderm, blue; mesoderm, red; entoderm and notochord, black. (Vill …   Wikipedia

  • Chorionic villus sampling — Intervention Model of human embryo 1.3 mm. long. (Villi of chorion labeled at lower right.) ICD 10 PCS 16603 00 …   Wikipedia

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  • Chorionic hematoma — (also chorionic hemorrhage) is the pooling of blood (hematoma) between the chorion, a membrane surrounding the embryo, and the uterine wall.[1] With an incidence of 3.1% of all pregnancies[1], it is the most common sonographic abnormality and the …   Wikipedia

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