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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Mammals having a vascular organ that unites the fetus to the maternal uterus..

Usage examples (35)
  • All mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals
  • Think of being a creature who is used to drawing in placental fluid and then suddenly, for the first time, breathes air!
  • Spencer's pain had been caused by internal bleeding - a malady known as placental abruption.
  • I had a condition called placental abruption that caused my placenta to tear away from my uterus wall early on in my pregnancy. for more
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