Adjective "Placental" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Placental


    Definition:

    1. Anatomy, Zoology. the organ in most mammals, formed in the lining of the uterus by the union of the uterine mucous membrane with the membranes of the fetus, that provides for the nourishment of the fetus and the elimination of its waste products.

    2. Botany. the part of the ovary of flowering plants that bears the ovules. (in ferns and related plants) the tissue giving rise to sporangia.

    Origin:
    placenta

    Examples:

    "weights can be placental."

    "transfusions can be placental."

    "mammals can be placental."

    "dnas can be placental."

    "tissues can be placental."

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