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Meaning of PLACENTATION

Pronunciation:  `plasun'teyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  arrangement of the ovules in the placenta and of the placentas in the ovary
  2. [n]  the formation of the placenta in the uterus
 

PLACENTATION is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: activity, apical placentation, axile placentation, basal placentation, bodily function, bodily process, body process, free central placentation, lamellate placentation, marginal placentation, parietal placentation, reproductive structure, ventral placentation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Plac`en*ta"tion\, n.
1. (Anat.) The mode of formation of the placenta in different
   animals; as, the placentation of mammals.

2. (Bot.) The mode in which the placenta is arranged or
   composed; as, axile placentation; parietal placentation.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. In mammals, the process of a placenta forming during gestation.
  2. In plants, the arrangement of placentas, and hence of ovules, within an ovary.
 

 

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