nondeciduate

adjective
non·​deciduate

Definition of nondeciduate

of a placenta
: having the fetal and maternal tissues but superficially associated so that no maternal tissue is lost at parturition (as in ungulates and whales)

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History and Etymology for nondeciduate

non- entry 1 + deciduate

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“Nondeciduate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondeciduate. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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