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]

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