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placentanoun [C]

uk   /pləˈsen.tə/  us   /-t̬ə/ (plural placentas or placentae uk   /-tiː/ us   ) specialized
the ​temporaryorgan that ​feeds a foetus (= ​developingbaby) inside ​its mother's womb
(Definition of placenta from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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placentanoun [C]

 us   /pləˈsen·tə/ (plural placentas)
biology an ​organ that ​develops inside the ​uterus of a ​pregnant woman or ​animal and ​providesfood for the ​developingbaby
placental
adjective [not gradable]  us   /pləˈsen·təl/
(Definition of placenta from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “placenta”
in Arabic مَشيمة…
in Korean 태반…
in Malaysian plasenta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 胎盤…
in Italian placenta…
in Spanish Placenta…
in Vietnamese nhau thai, thực giá noãn…
in Portuguese placenta…
in Thai รกในครรภ์, พลาเซนตา…
in Catalan placenta…
in Japanese 胎盤…
in Chinese (Simplified) 胎盘…
in Indonesian plasenta…
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