Definition of Placental

1. Noun. Mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials.




2. Adjective. Pertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta. "All mammals except monotremes and marsupials are placental mammals"
Similar to: Transplacental
Antonyms: Aplacental
Derivative terms: Placenta, Placenta

Definition of Placental

1. a. Of or pertaining to the placenta; having, or characterized by having, a placenta; as, a placental mammal.

2. n. One of the Placentalia.

Definition of Placental

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the placenta, or to the Placentalia ¹

2. Adjective. Having a placenta ¹

3. Noun. Any animal that is a member of the Placentalia ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Placental

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Medical Definition of Placental

1. 1. Of or pertaining to the placenta; having, or characterised by having, a placenta; as, a placental mammal. 2. Of or pertaining to the Placentalia. One of the Placentalia. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placental

placenta praevia
placenta previa
placenta previa centralis
placenta previa marginalis
placenta previa partialis
placenta protein
placenta reflexa
placenta reniformis
placenta spuria
placenta triloba
placenta tripartita
placenta triplex
placenta uterina
placenta velamentosa
placentae
placental (current term)
placental abruption
placental barrier
placental calcium-binding protein
placental chorioangioma
placental circulation
placental dysfunction
placental dysfunction syndrome
placental dysmature
placental dystocia
placental extracts
placental function tests
placental growth hormone
placental hormones
placental insufficiency

Literary usage of Placental

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1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1876)
"Each placental area was a narrow zonular trench, bounded at each margin of the ... The surface of the iion-placental part of the mucosa was unbroken and ..."

2. Gynecological and Obstetrical Tuberculosis by Charles Camblos Norris (1921)
"CHAPTER IV CONGENITAL AND placental TUBERCULOSIS placental transmission of tuberculosis—Conflicting reports of findings—Types, acute, chronic; ..."

3. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"Before the introduction of the Crede method the profession was divided, with reference to placental expression, into two classes, namely, those who believed ..."

4. On the theory and practice of midwifery by Fleetwood Churchill, David Francis Condie (1862)
"On tracing those utero-placental veins which contained no foetal vessels, as far as the placental surface of the decidua, the inner coat of the venous ..."

5. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1854)
"Now, under the circumstances stated, this condition is not fulfilled ; and, accordingly, the greater part of the blood entering the utero-placental arteries ..."

6. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The placental Circulation.—As the umbilical vesicle diminishes, the allan- tois and the placenta develop in the manner already indicated. ..."

7. The Prevention and Treatment of Abortion by Frederick Joseph Taussig (1910)
"They slip away and turn around in the uterine cavity like a pool-ball in its pocket. Here it is necessary to seek the aid of the placental forceps. ..."

8. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Part 2: The effect of indomethacin on the placental response to norepinephrine. ... The injection of norepinephrine decreased the placental blood flow by ..."

9. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1876)
"Each placental area was a narrow zonular trench, bounded at each margin of the ... The surface of the iion-placental part of the mucosa was unbroken and ..."

10. Gynecological and Obstetrical Tuberculosis by Charles Camblos Norris (1921)
"CHAPTER IV CONGENITAL AND placental TUBERCULOSIS placental transmission of tuberculosis—Conflicting reports of findings—Types, acute, chronic; ..."

11. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"Before the introduction of the Crede method the profession was divided, with reference to placental expression, into two classes, namely, those who believed ..."

12. On the theory and practice of midwifery by Fleetwood Churchill, David Francis Condie (1862)
"On tracing those utero-placental veins which contained no foetal vessels, as far as the placental surface of the decidua, the inner coat of the venous ..."

13. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1854)
"Now, under the circumstances stated, this condition is not fulfilled ; and, accordingly, the greater part of the blood entering the utero-placental arteries ..."

14. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray, Thomas Pickering Pick (1897)
"The placental Circulation.—As the umbilical vesicle diminishes, the allan- tois and the placenta develop in the manner already indicated. ..."

15. The Prevention and Treatment of Abortion by Frederick Joseph Taussig (1910)
"They slip away and turn around in the uterine cavity like a pool-ball in its pocket. Here it is necessary to seek the aid of the placental forceps. ..."

16. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Part 2: The effect of indomethacin on the placental response to norepinephrine. ... The injection of norepinephrine decreased the placental blood flow by ..."

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