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Meaning of PLACENTA

Pronunciation:  plu'sentu

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Matching Terms:  placenta accreta, placenta previa, placental, placental abruption, placental blood transplantation, placental mammal, placental mammals, placentalia, placentary, placentation, placentiferous, placentiform, placentious

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 Definition: organ that develops in the uterus during pregnancy; links the blood supplies of a pregnant woman to the fetus to provide nutrients and remove waste products.
 

 

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