Quantitative structure of the normal human placenta from 10 weeks of gestation to term.

@article{Boyd1984QuantitativeSO,
  title={Quantitative structure of the normal human placenta from 10 weeks of gestation to term.},
  author={PatriciaA. Boyd},
  journal={Early human development},
  year={1984},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={
          297-307
        }
}
Ninety five placentae from normal term and 'normal' preterm pregnancies have been analysed by morphometry. The growth of the whole placenta, of the microscopic placental constituents and of the villous surface area has been measured in placentae from uncomplicated pregnancies from 10 weeks of gestation to term to provide data for comparison with values from placentae from pathological pregnancies. No evidence for placental senescence is found in the placentae from normal pregnancies up to term… CONTINUE READING
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