HyperDic: placenta

English > 2 senses of the word placenta:
NOUNplantplacentathat part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
bodyplacentathe vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring / transferring wastes from the developing fetus
placenta > pronunciation
Soundsplahseh'ntah
RhymesAlberta ... zeta: 71 rhymes with tah...
English > placenta: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningThat part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form.
Part ofovaryThe organ that bears the ovules of a flower
Broaderreproductive structureThe parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Spanishplacenta
Catalanplacenta
Adjectivesplacentalpertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta
English > placenta: 2 senses > noun 2, body
MeaningThe vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring / transferring wastes from the developing fetus.
Part ofuterus, wombA hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females
Partscaul, veil, embryonic membraneThe inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)
NarrowerafterbirthThe placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born
Broadervascular structureA structure composed of or provided with blood vessels
Spanishparias, placenta
Catalanplacenta
Adjectivesplacentalpertaining to or having or occurring by means of a placenta

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