intervillous lacuna in·ter·vil·lous lacuna (ĭn’tər-vĭl’əs)
One of the spaces in the placenta that contain maternal blood and into which the chorionic villi project.
- Intervillous space
intervillous space n. Any of the spaces between placental villi containing maternal blood.
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