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Category:GO:0046697 ! decidualization

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DAG for GO:0046697id: GO:0046697

name: decidualization
namespace: biological_process
def: "The cellular and vascular changes occurring in the endometrium of the pregnant uterus just after the onset of blastocyst implantation. This process involves the proliferation and differentiation of the fibroblast-like endometrial stromal cells into large, polyploid decidual cells that eventually form the maternal component of the placenta." [ISBN:0721662544, PMID:11133685]
synonym: "decidual cell reaction" EXACT []
xref: Wikipedia:Decidualization
is_a: GO:0003006 ! developmental process involved in reproduction
is_a: GO:0009888 ! tissue development
relationship: part_of: GO:0001893 ! maternal placenta development

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