Flashcards in Placental histology Deck (22):
Which uterine phase is necessary for placental formation
What two cell types do the trophoblast cells turn into?
Which of the trophoblast cells are not mitotically active?
At what point do trophoblasts become cytotrophoblasts and syncitiotrophoblasts?
after implanation, around day 7
What small dot structures form inside of the syncytiotrophoblast?
When the lacunae fuse, what maternal structure permeates it?
What does a primary villus consist of?
What does a secondary villus consist of?
What differentiates a tertiary villus from a secondary villus?
What is the "decidual reaction"?
Transformation of the endometrial stromal cells
Swell due to glycogen and lipid accumulation
What placental layer is between the conceptus and the myometrium?
What placental layer is between the conceptus and uterine lumen?
What placental layer is continuous with the decidua capsularis?
How many lobules divide the placenta? What are they called?
What is the fetal circulation from the umbilical arteries to umbilical vein?
What is the maternal circulation in the placenta?
What placental layer progressively disappears after 20 weeks?
What does TORCH stand for?
What is "Other" in TORCH?
What hormone is produced by the placenta to maintain corpus luteum?
What takes over the corpus luteum hormone production function after the first trimester?