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Details for anatomical structure: cytotrophoblast

EndoNet ID: ENC00066

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Synonyms

cytotrophoblast, Langhans' layer, Cytotrophoblastus

General information

The cytotrophoblast is the inner layer of the trophoblast and the part of the trophoblast that retains its cellular structure and does not invade the maternal tissues. It forms the outer surface of the chorion. The trophoblast splits into the cytotrophoblast and the syncytiotrophoblast.

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0028729

Larger structures

    Substructures

      Secreted hormones

        Receptors

        • Receptor: thrombospondin receptor

        Reference