Definition of hydatidiform mole in English:

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hydatidiform mole

Pronunciation: /ˌhīdəˈtidəfôrm ˌmōl/


A cluster of fluid-filled sacs formed in the uterus by the degeneration of chorionic tissue around an aborting embryo.
Example sentences
  • In essence, the entity would be more analogous to a tissue culture or a hydatidiform mole than to an embryo.
  • Five patients were diagnosed with a choriocarcinoma, 7 patients were diagnosed with a hydatidiform mole, and 8 patients were diagnosed with invasive mole.
  • I think we have a hydatidiform mole to curette.

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Syllabification: hy·da·tid·i·form mole

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