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The epithelium, often with villi, crypts, and glands, simulates the normal mucosa of the gut.
Unlike the hydatidiform moles, choriocarcinomas and placental-site trophoblastic tumors lack chorionic villi.
Nutrients are absorbed in the small intestine through microscopically elongated villi.
All details of her woodcarvings, even the villi, or small hairs on the stem of each plant, are done by hand with a knife.
Amniotic fluid, chorionic villi, or fetal serum can be tested for evidence of West Nile virus infection.
These differ from the chorioallantoic placentae of placentals, however, in that they have no villi, which effectively reduces the intimacy of contact between fetus and mother.
Endoscopic biopsy of the distal duodenum is still the gold standard for diagnosis, showing marked changes in the intestinal mucosa with loss of villi and crypt hyperplasia.
Between five and seven days after ovulation, the fertilised egg implants into the wall of the uterus and produces root-like outgrowths called villi.
The villi in celiac patients have collapsed and fail to absorb nutrients.
The small intestine has millions of finger-like projections in the lumen called villi, lined by single layer of epithelial enterocele cells.
Placenta accreta is defined as the abnormal presence of villi attached to the myometrium due to a defect in the decidua basalis.
Moreover, some reports indicate that the villi and microvilli of intestinal mucosa can affect the secretion of digestive enzymes.
In the case of celiacs, who have an autoimmune disease, eating gluten destroys the little hair-like villi in the small intestines.
If the villi are damaged, the person cannot absorb nutrients properly and ends up malnourished, no matter how much he or she eats.
Five measurements in each villus and five villi were measured in each slide.
Microscopically, histiocytes were abundant in the maternal space and were noted within the fetal chorionic villi.
The extracellular matrix of chorionic villi can be decreased, and the villous cores, thus, as pale as the intervillous space.
In all 5 untreated coeliacs as well as the 3 partially treated coeliacs who were in relapse at the time of biopsy, villi were entirely absent.
Pacchionian granulations are hypertrophic arachnoidal villi, which can erode through cranial bone, causing lytic lesions on skull roentgenograms or computed tomography scans.
Placental chorionic villi from maternal decidua, blood clots and mucus were dissected under a dissecting microscope into fragments a few millimetres in size.
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These septa, which belong to the serotina, lie between the arborescent villi of the chorion.
In the passage of the egg through the oviduct the vacuolated follicle cells grow out into very peculiar long processes or villi.
Injections made retrograde from the thoracic duct, pass through the villi into the intestines.
When the allantois adheres to the subzonal membrane vascular processes grow out from it into these villi.
The villi are arranged in ridges which radiate from a non-villous longitudinal strip on the concave surface of the chorion.
The villi are hypertrophied, looking often like minute polypi.
It is through these villi that the digested food passes into the blood.
The ends of the villi were enlarged with knob-like processes.
Between the villi are found the openings of the intestinal glands.
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