decidual

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

decidua +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

decidual (not comparable)

  1. of or relating to the decidua
    • 2000 January 21, Chenguang Xu et al., “A Critical Role for Murine Complement Regulator Crry in Fetomaternal Tolerance”, in Science[1], volume 287, number 5452, DOI:10.1126/science.287.5452.498, pages 498-501:
      In addition, Crry is also expressed in the maternally derived decidual tissues (Fig. 2 A).
    • 1998 March 20, Jianming Xu et al., “Partial Hormone Resistance in Mice with Disruption of the Steroid Receptor Coactivator-1 (SRC-1) Gene”, in Science[2], volume 279, number 5358, DOI:10.1126/science.279.5358.1922, pages 1922-1925:
      Uterine response to mechanical traumatization (decidual stimulation) is a progesterone receptor (PR)-dependent process (22 ).