Heuser's membrane


Heuser's membrane

Infobox Embryology
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Heuser's membrane (or the exocoelomic membrane) is a short lived combination of hypoblast cells and extracellular matrix.

It surrounds the exocoelomic cavity.i.e. it lines the inner surface of the cytotrophoblast


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