velamentous insertion

noun

ve·​la·​men·​tous insertion ˌvel-ə-ˈmen-təs- How to pronounce velamentous insertion (audio) ˌvēl- How to pronounce velamentous insertion (audio)
: attachment of the umbilical cord to the chorion beyond the margin of the placenta

Dictionary Entries Near velamentous insertion

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“Velamentous insertion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/velamentous%20insertion. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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