placenta

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English[edit]

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From Medieval Latin placenta uterina (uterine cake), from Latin placenta (flat cake), because of the flat round shape of the afterbirth.

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placenta (plural placentae or placentas)

  1. (anatomy) A vascular organ in mammals, except monotremes and marsupials, present only in the female during gestation. It supplies food and oxygen from the mother to the foetus, and passes back waste. It is implanted in the wall of the uterus and links to the foetus through the umbilical cord. It is expelled after birth.
  2. (botany) In flowering plants, the part of the ovary where ovules develop; in non-flowering plants where the spores develop.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin placenta, from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

Noun[edit]

placenta f (plural placentes)

  1. (anatomy) placenta

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin placenta, from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

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placenta f (plural placentes)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

placenta f

  1. placenta

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin placenta, from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

Noun[edit]

placenta f (plural placentas)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin placenta, from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

Noun[edit]

placenta f (plural placente)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

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placenta f (genitive placentae); first declension

  1. a flat cake
  2. vocative singular of placenta

placentā f

  1. ablative singular of placenta

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative placenta placentae
genitive placentae placentārum
dative placentae placentīs
accusative placentam placentās
ablative placentā placentīs
vocative placenta placentae

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin placenta, from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

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placenta f (plural placentas)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plǎtseːnta/
  • Hyphenation: pla‧cen‧ta

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plàcēnta f (Cyrillic spelling пла̀це̄нта)

  1. (anatomy) placenta

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin placenta, from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

Noun[edit]

placenta f (plural placentas)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta