OBO ID: GO:0046697
Term Name: decidualization Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • decidual cell reaction
Definition: The cellular and vascular changes occurring in the endometrium of the pregnant uterus just after the onset of blastocyst implantation. This process involves the proliferation and differentiation of the fibroblast-like endometrial stromal cells into large, polyploid decidual cells that eventually form the maternal component of the placenta. (2)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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