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pləˈsɛn təpla·cen·ta

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  1. placentanoun

    Synonyms:
    afterbirth

  2. placentanoun

    A vascular organ in mammals, except monotremes and marsupials, present only in the female during gestation. It supplies food and oxygen from the mother to the foetus, and passes back waste. It is implanted in the wall of the uterus and links to the foetus through the umbilical cord. It is expelled after birth.

    Synonyms:
    afterbirth

  3. placentanoun

    In flowering plants, the part of the ovary where ovules develop; in non-flowering plants where the spores develop.

    Synonyms:
    afterbirth

Princeton's WordNet

  1. placentanoun

    that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form

  2. placentanoun

    the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus

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  1. placentanoun

    Synonyms:
    secundines, after-birth

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  1. List of paraphrases for "placenta":

    placentae, placental

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  1. Jonathan Chevrier:

    Once in someone's body, it can take decades to eliminate it, dDT also crosses the placenta and is found in breast milk, so developing fetuses and children will be exposed if their mothers are exposed.

  2. Marcos Espinal:

    We don't know yet if this virus crosses the placenta and generates or causes microcephaly. We think it plays a role. There's no doubt about that.

  3. Kim Kardashian:

    Right after delivery, the placenta usually then comes out. Kim Kardashian did not, my placenta stayed attached inside my uterus, which is a condition called placenta accreta. This is a high-risk condition that happens when the placenta grows too deeply into the uterine wall.

  4. Cara Christ:

    We know there is a potential for anything pregnant women eat or drink to cross the placenta and have an effect on their baby’s health.

  5. John Berger:

    The past grows gradually around one, like a placenta for dying.


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