placentation


pla·cen·ta·tion

noun \ˌpla-sən-ˈtā-shən, plə-ˌsen-\

Definition of PLACENTATION

1
:  the arrangement of placentas and ovules in a plant ovary
2
a :  the development of the placenta and attachment of the fetus to the uterus during pregnancy
b :  the morphological type of a placenta

First Known Use of PLACENTATION

1760

pla·cen·ta·tion

noun \ˌplas-ən-ˈtā-shən, plə-ˌsen-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PLACENTATION

1
: the development of the placenta and attachment of the fetus to the uterus during pregnancy
2
: the morphological type of a placenta

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