from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the placenta; placental; pertaining to the Placentaria.
  • Made or done with reference to the placenta or to placentation: as, a placentary classification.
  • noun A member of the Placentalia; a placental.
  • noun In botany, a placenta bearing numerous ovules.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having reference to the placenta.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Relating to the placenta.


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