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 placentarum (audio) , -​ˈtär-​ How to pronounce abruptio placentarum (audio) \ or abruptiones placentarum\ -​shē-​ˌō-​(ˌ)nēz-​ How to pronounce abruptiones placentarum (audio) , -​tē-​ˌō-​ˌnās-​ How to pronounce abruptiones placentarum (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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