Medical Definition of Placenta praevia

1. A placenta implanted near the outlet of the uterus so that at the time of delivery the placenta would precede (be previous to) the baby. Causes painless bleeding in the last third of pregancy. One reason for a c-section. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Placenta Praevia

placenta bipartita
placenta circumvallata
placenta diffusa
placenta dimidiata
placenta duplex
placenta extrachorales
placenta fenestrata
placenta gonadotropin
placenta increta
placenta marginata
placenta membranacea
placenta multiloba
placenta multipartita
placenta panduraformis
placenta percreta
placenta praevia (current term)
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

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