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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Placenta" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Placenta
The placenta (also known as afterbirth) is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via the mother's blood supply, fight against internal infection and produce hormones to support pregnancy. - See link

 

Placenta in Spanish is Placenta
La placenta del latín torta plana refiriéndose a su apariencia en humanos es un órgano efímero presente en los mamíferos placentarios y que relaciona estrechamente al bebé con su madre, satisfaciendo las necesidades de respiración, nutrición y excreción del feto durante su desarrollo. - See link

 

More information about Placenta in other websites
Definition of Placenta in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Placenta in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Placenta - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Placenta - See link.

 

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