deciduate

[ dih-sij-oo-it ]
/ dɪˈsɪdʒ u ɪt /

adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

having or characterized by a decidua.
(of a placenta) partly formed from the decidua.

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Origin of deciduate

1865–70; <New Latin dēciduātus, equivalent to dēciduadecidua + Latin -ātus-ate1
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