Definition of 'placenta'
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You get blood and placenta all over them.The Sun (2012) The Sun (2016) The Sun (2013) The Sun (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Many of the deaths are because of a lack of nutrients reaching an otherwise healthy baby through the placenta.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Doctors who chipped away at the piece of piping found the baby still with his umbilical cord and placenta attached.The Sun (2013)
It occurs when arteries which cross the placenta do not widen properly to handle increased blood flow containing nutrients for the baby.The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The research from Australia suggests that a group of viruses can cross the placenta and infect the baby in the womb.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Would you eat your placenta?The Sun (2013)
She also used the first episode of the new series of her reality show this month to announce she plans to eat the placenta after the birth.The Sun (2013)
But medics feared remnants from the other baby 's placenta and umbilical cord had been left behind and could cause a deadly infection.The Sun (2007)
The fox cub was still attached to its umbilical cord and placenta when it was spotted in a garden and brought into the centre by the homeowner.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Many drugs - including alcohol and nicotine - can cross the placenta and adversely affect an unborn child.Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)
The placenta isn't a perfect barrier and many drugs and other poisons can reach the baby's bloodstream.The Sun (2008)
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Definition of placenta from the Collins English Dictionary