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

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2. placenta (n.)

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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3. placenta (n.)

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

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