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Fig. 26. A human placenta at term

To show the cystic degeneration occurring in the “fibrinoid" of a septum separating two adjacent cotyledons. B. L.-i. H., S-34-581.

A. A low power view of two cotyledons separated by a cytotrophoblastic septum whose "fibrinoid” has undergone cystic degeneration. The resultant hematoma at the base has disrupted the blood supply of the cotyledon at the left and caused infarction but has spared the one to the right. X5.


Hertig AT. lnvolution of tissues in fetal life: a review. (1946) Anat. Rec. 94: 96-116.

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