indeciduate

adjective
in·​de·​cid·​u·​ate

Definition of indeciduate

of a placenta
: having the maternal and fetal elements associated but not fused so that no maternal tissue is carried off in the placenta at parturition

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History and Etymology for indeciduate

New Latin indeciduatus, from in- entry 1 + deciduatus deciduate

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“Indeciduate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/indeciduate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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