ablatio placentae

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin ablatio (carrying away) + borrowing from Latin placentae (flat cake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æbˈleɪ.ʃi.oʊ pləˈsɛnˌti/

Noun[edit]

ablatio placentae (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Premature detachment of the placenta

References[edit]

  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 6: