abruptio placentae

noun
ab·​rup·​tio pla·​cen·​tae | \ ə-ˌbrəp-shē-ˌō-plə-ˈsent-(ˌ)ē How to pronounce abruptio placentae (audio) , -tē-ˌō- How to pronounce abruptio placentae (audio) \
plural abruptio placentarum\ -​ˌplas-​ᵊn-​ˈtar-​əm How to pronounce abruptio placentae (audio) , -​ˈtär-​ How to pronounce abruptio placentae (audio) \ or abruptiones placentarum\ -​shē-​ˌō-​(ˌ)nēz-​ How to pronounce abruptio placentae (audio) , -​tē-​ˌō-​ˌnās-​ How to pronounce abruptio placentae (audio) \

Medical Definition of abruptio placentae

: premature detachment of the placenta from the wall of the uterus

called also ablatio placentae

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“Abruptio placentae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abruptio%20placentae. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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