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Term:
abnormal uterine spiral artery morphology (MP:0012726)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
abnormal decidua basalis morphology  
abnormal decidua capsularis morphology  
abnormal placenta metrial gland morphology +   
abnormal uterine spiral artery morphology  
any structural anomaly of the corkscrew-like arteries in premenstrual or progestational endometrium; uterine spiral arteries play a vital role in supplying nutrients to the placenta and fetus, and are thus remodeled into highly dilated inelastic vessels by the action of invading trophoblast (physiological change)

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: abnormal coiled artery of the uterus ;   abnormal decidual spiral artery morphology ;   abnormal endometrial spiral artery morphology ;   abnormal maternal spiral artery morphology
Definition Sources: MGI:anna

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