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Medical Term:

syncytial knot

Definition

a localized aggregation of syncytiotrophoblastic nuclei in the villi of the placenta during early pregnancy.

Synonym(s): nuclear aggregation of chorionic villus, syncytial bud, syncytial sprout, trophoblastic sprout

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