Chorionic Villi of the Placenta
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Chorionic villi are tiny, finger-shaped growths found in the placenta. The genetic material in chorionic villus cells is the same as what is in fetal cells.
Primary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerLouis Pellegrino, MD - Developmental Pediatrics
Current as ofMay 22, 2015