Nitabuch layer

Nitabuch layer
an interrupted sheet of fibrinoid in the placenta at the junction of trophoblast and decidua; called also Nitabuch stria or zone.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Nitabuch layer (stria zone) — Ni·ta·buch layer (stria, zone) (neґtah book) [Raissa Nitabuch, German physician, 19th century] see under layer …   Medical dictionary

  • layer — A sheet of one substance lying on another and distinguished from it by a difference in texture or color or by not being continuous with it. SEE ALSO: stratum, lamina. SYN: panniculus. ameloblastic l. the internal l. of the enamel organ. SYN: enam …   Medical dictionary

  • Nitabuch — Raissa, 19th century German physician. See N. layer, N. membrane, N. stria …   Medical dictionary

  • Nitabuch stria — see under layer …   Medical dictionary

  • Nitabuch zone — see under layer …   Medical dictionary

  • membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m …   Medical dictionary

  • stria — 1. A stripe, band, streak, or line, distinguished by color, texture, depression, or elevation from the tissue in which it is found. SYN: striation (1). 2. SYN: striae cutis distensae. [L …   Medical dictionary

  • Decidua — Diagrammatic sections of the uterine mucous membrane: A. The non pregnant uterus. B. Decidua parietalis; the mucus membrane in the pregnant uterus and not beneath the placenta …   Wikipedia

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