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