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aplacental

[ey-pluh-sen-tl, ap-luh-] /ˌeɪ pləˈsɛn tl, ˌæp lə-/
adjective, Zoology.
1.
having or forming no placenta, as the marsupials and monotremes.
Origin of aplacental
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; a-6 + placental
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aplacental

/ˌeɪpləˈsɛntəl; ˌæplə-/
adjective
1.
(of monotremes and marsupials) having no placenta
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aplacental in Medicine

aplacental a·pla·cen·tal (ā'plə-sěn'tl)
adj.
Having no placenta.

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