transplacental

adjective
trans·​pla·​cen·​tal | \ ˌtran(t)s-plə-ˈsen-tᵊl How to pronounce transplacental (audio) \

Definition of transplacental

: passing through or occurring by way of the placenta transplacental immunization

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transplacentally \ ˌtran(t)s-​plə-​ˈsen-​tᵊl-​ē How to pronounce transplacentally (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of transplacental

1902, in the meaning defined above

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transplacental

adjective
trans·​pla·​cen·​tal | \ ˌtran(t)s-plə-ˈsent-ᵊl How to pronounce transplacental (audio) \

Medical Definition of transplacental

: relating to, involving, or being passage (as of an antibody) between mother and fetus through the placenta transplacental immunization

Other Words from transplacental

transplacentally \ -​ᵊl-​ē How to pronounce transplacentally (audio) \ adverb

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