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placental

adjective pla·cen·tal \ plə-ˈsen-tᵊl \
Updated on: 3 Jan 2018

Definition of placental

1 : of, relating to, having, or occurring by means of a placenta
2 : eutherian

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First Known Use of placental

1785


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placental

noun

Definition of placental

: a placental mammal : eutherian

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First Known Use of placental

1839


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placental

adjective pla·cen·tal \ -əl \

medical Definition of placental

1 : of, relating to, having, involving, or produced by a placenta
  • placental lactogen
  • placental defects
2 : of or relating to placental mammals

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placental

noun

medical Definition of placental


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