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American English: /pləˈsɛn(t)ə/
British English: /pləˈsɛntə/

Translation of placenta in Spanish:

noun plural placentas or placentae Pronunciation: / -tiː /

  • Example sentences
    • Causes of spontaneous abortion may relate to the fetus, the placenta, or the uterus.
    • This transformation is essential to ensure a normal blood supply to the fetus and placenta throughout pregnancy.
    • In each later pregnancy, maternal Rh antibodies can cross the placenta and reach the fetus.

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