Medical Definition of abruptio placentae
abruptio placentarum\-ˌplas-ən-ˈtar-əm, -ˈtär-\play play or
abruptiones placentarum\-shē-ˌō-(ˌ)nēz-, -tē-ˌō-ˌnās-\play play
: premature detachment of the placenta from the wall of the uterus—called also ablatio placentae
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