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Chorionic Villi

"Chorionic Villi" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The threadlike, vascular projections of the chorion. Chorionic villi may be free or embedded within the DECIDUA forming the site for exchange of substances between fetal and maternal blood (PLACENTA).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Chorionic Villi" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Chorionic Villi" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 33 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 1995 and 2000 and 2005 and 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.