Definitions for placenta previa

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word placenta previa

Princeton's WordNet

  1. placenta previa(noun)

    pregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part); can cause bleeding late in pregnancy; delivery by cesarean section may be necessary

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Placenta Previa

    Abnormal placentation in which the PLACENTA implants in the lower segment of the UTERUS (the zone of dilation) and may cover part or all of the opening of the CERVIX. It is often associated with serious antepartum bleeding and PREMATURE LABOR.

Translation

Find a translation for the placenta previa definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these placenta previa definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"placenta previa." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/placenta previa>.

Are we missing a good definition for placenta previa?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for placenta previa: