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abruptio placentae

[ ə-brŭpshē-ō′ plə-sĕntē′ ]
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n.

The premature detachment of a normally situated placenta.

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Example sentences from the Web for abruptio placentae

  • Yet when I call to mind the state of the placentae in A. luteola, I am astonished that they should produce ovules.

  • As I traced the placentae upwards, the ovules appeared, becoming gradually more abundant towards its apex.

  • I obeyed, and unfolding a German coverchief, found therein a flampoynt and three placentae (a pork pie and three cheesecakes).

    In Convent Walls|Emily Sarah Holt
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