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noun as in bag of waters

noun as in membrane

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Thus, the false narrative goes, the immune system will not be able to differentiate between the two and will create antibodies that interfere with proper development of the placenta.

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Another protein similar to gag, dubbed PEG10, can grab onto RNA and also form bubbly spaceships to help develop the placenta and aid reproduction.

Some people have confused these spike proteins with a completely different kind of protein called syncytin-1, which is part of placenta formation during pregnancy.

Bleeding heavily from what she later learned was a tear between her uterus and her baby’s placenta, Benitez later bargained with her doctors.

All the vaccines have that material, the placenta and the embryos.

Nothing much to use in cleaning up the baby and his mother after the birth, no place to dispose of the placenta.

Usually, the disease resolves with the birth of the baby and placenta.

It normally occurs during weeks six and eight of pregnancy, when the placenta takes over production of hormones from the ovaries.

You get the biting of the placenta and you get Renesmee biting her without necessarily seeing it.

I had to tell her she had a condition with her placenta that made abortion risky.

Dugung nagpúgul sa inunlan, Placenta filled with a big clot of blood.

Finally, some persons make use of the method of corrosion to prepare and preserve the placenta.

They pass up the sides of the bladder towards the navel, enter the sheath of the cord, and so reach the placenta.

The diameter of the placenta is about six inches, and its thickness about one inch and a half.

Some have even averred that the Placenta is not required at all, to supply nourishment, but is merely a purifying organ.


On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to placenta, such as: afterbirth, amnion, arachnoid membrane, and water bag.

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