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Human Placental Villi - First Trimester

  • Villi in cross-section.
  • Villi are cover in shell of syncitiotrophoblast and some cytotrophoblast cells.
  • Villi core contains mainly mesenchyme cells.
  • Developing blood vessels present.

Villi Histology: First trimester (overview | villi | detail) | fetal and maternal RBCs | Term (overview | villi | detail) | Cord Histology | Placenta Histology | Placenta Development

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