Definitions for placenta, retained
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word placenta, retained
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A placenta that fails to be expelled after BIRTH of the FETUS. A PLACENTA is retained when the UTERUS fails to contract after the delivery of its content, or when the placenta is abnormally attached to the MYOMETRIUM.
Find a translation for the placenta, retained definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these placenta, retained definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"placenta, retained." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 May 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/placenta, retained>.