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Placentation

"Placentation" 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 development of the PLACENTA, a highly vascularized mammalian fetal-maternal organ and major site of transport of oxygen, nutrients, and fetal waste products between mother and FETUS. The process begins at FERTILIZATION, through the development of CYTOTROPHOBLASTS and SYNCYTIOTROPHOBLASTS, the formation of CHORIONIC VILLI, to the progressive increase in BLOOD VESSELS to support the growing fetus.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Placentation" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Placentation" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 52 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2016
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