TITLE

placenta

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1676
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "placenta" is presented. This term refers to the oval or discoid spongy structure in the uterus of eutherian mammals from which the fetus obtains its oxygen and nourishment. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21241047

 

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