Decidua meaning

dĭ-sĭj'o͝o-ə
A mucous membrane lining the uterus, modified during pregnancy and shed at parturition or during menstruation.
noun
0
0
A mucous membrane lining the uterus during pregnancy, cast off at childbirth.
noun
0
0
A mucous membrane lining the uterus, modified during pregnancy and shed at parturition or during menstruation.
noun
0
0
(anatomy) A mucous membrane that lines the uterus and is shed during menstruation and modified during pregnancy.
noun
0
0
Advertisement

Origin of decidua

New Latin (membrāna) dēcidua (membrane) that falls off from Latin dēciduus falling off deciduous