Synonyms for placenta-previa

1. placenta previa (n.)

pregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part); can cause bleeding late in pregnancy; delivery by cesarean section may be necessary


2. placenta (n.)

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


3. placenta (n.)

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