The structure of the outer structural layer of the rodent placenta[MP]. [ MP:0004255 ]

Synonyms: spongiotrophoblast layer of placenta

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information



development notes

In the absence of direct lineage analysis, it has been assumed, from histological studies and from the continuity of marker gene expression, that the spongiotrophoblast largely derives from the cells of the ectoplacental cone

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structure notes

Forms a compact layer of non-syncytial cells between the labyrinth and the outer giant cells

taxon notes

restriction to Rodentia may be too strong - we apply it for now as we are inheriting the MP definition