battledore placenta

[ bătl-dôr′ ]

n.

A placenta in which the umbilical cord is attached at the border.

Nearby words

  1. bondsman,
  2. bondstone,
  3. bondswoman,
  4. bonduc,
  5. bondwoman,
  6. bone ash,
  7. bone bed,
  8. bone black,
  9. bone block,
  10. bone canaliculus


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