"Chorioamnionitis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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INFLAMMATION of the placental membranes (CHORION; AMNION) and connected tissues such as fetal BLOOD VESSELS and UMBILICAL CORD. It is often associated with intrauterine ascending infections during PREGNANCY.
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