• synonyms

fetal placenta


The chorionic portion of the placenta, containing the fetal blood vessels, from which the umbilical cord arises.

Nearby words

fetal dystocia, fetal hemoglobin, fetal hydrops, fetal medicine, fetal membrane, fetal placenta, fetal position, fetal souffle, fetal tissue implant, fetal tissue transplant, fetal warfarin syndrome
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