The placenta (an aa kent as efterbirth) is an organ that connects the developin fetus tae the uterine waw tae allae nutrient uptak, waste elimination, an gas exchynge via the mither's bluid supply, fecht against internal infection an produce hormones tae support pregnancy.

Placenta
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Placenta
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Human placenta frae juist efter birth wi the umbilical cord in place
Details
Precursordecidua basalis, chorion frondosum
LaitinPlacento
TEE5.11.3.1.1.0.5
Anatomical terminology
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