placentation

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noun pla·cen·ta·tion \ˌpla-sən-ˈtā-shən, plə-ˌsen-\

Definition of placentation

  1. 1 :  the arrangement of placentas and ovules in a plant ovary

  2. 2a :  the development of the placenta and attachment of the fetus to the uterus during pregnancyb :  the morphological type of a placenta

First Known Use of placentation

1760


Medical Dictionary

placentation

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noun pla·cen·ta·tion \ˌplas-ən-ˈtā-shən, plə-ˌsen-\

Medical Definition of placentation

  1. 1:  the development of the placenta and attachment of the fetus to the uterus during pregnancy

  2. 2:  the morphological type of a placenta


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