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placenta

noun [C] uk   /pləˈsen.tə/  us   /-t̬ə/ (plural placentas or placentae uk   /-tiː/ us   ) specialized
the temporary organ that feeds a foetus (= developing baby) inside its mother's womb
Translations of “placenta”
in Korean 태반…
in Arabic مَشيمة…
in Malaysian plasenta…
in Italian placenta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胎盤…
in Vietnamese nhau thai, thực giá noãn…
in Spanish Placenta…
in Portuguese placenta…
in Thai รกในครรภ์, พลาเซนตา…
in Catalan placenta…
in Japanese 胎盤…
in Indonesian plasenta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胎盘…
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