placenta

See also: placentă

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta uterina (uterine cake), from Latin placenta (flat cake), because of the flat round shape of the afterbirth.

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placenta (plural placentae or placentas)

  1. (anatomy) A vascular organ in mammals, except monotremes and marsupials, present only in the female during gestation. It supplies food and oxygen from the mother to the foetus, and passes back waste. It is implanted in the wall of the uterus and links to the foetus through the umbilical cord. It is expelled after birth.
  2. (botany) In flowering plants, the part of the ovary where ovules develop; in non-flowering plants where the spores develop.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

NounEdit

placenta f (plural placentes)

  1. (anatomy) placenta

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

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placenta f (plural placentes)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta). Doublet of palačinka.

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placenta f

  1. placenta



DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin placenta.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌplaːˈsɛn.taː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pla‧cen‧ta
  • Rhymes: -ɛntaː

NounEdit

placenta f (plural placentae or placenta's)

  1. placenta
    Synonyms: moederkoek, nageboorte

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  • Indonesian: plasenta

GalicianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

NounEdit

placenta f (plural placentas)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

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NounEdit

placenta (plural placentas)

  1. placenta

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

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placenta f (plural placente)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), πλακούντα (plakoúnta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis), πλακοῦς (plakoûs, flat cake), from πλάξ (pláx, flat).

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placenta f (genitive placentae); first declension

  1. a round phyllo cake with a ribbed base and a convex top with a knob in the middle and a honey and cheese filling.[1]
  2. a cake of any type
  3. (New Latin) Ellipsis of placenta uterī: placenta

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative placenta placentae
Genitive placentae placentārum
Dative placentae placentīs
Accusative placentam placentās
Ablative placentā placentīs
Vocative placenta placentae

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(Borrowed through New Latin:)

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placentā

  1. ablative singular of placenta

ReferencesEdit

  • placenta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • placenta in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • placenta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • placenta in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ C. Grandjouan, Hellenistic Relief Molds from the Athenian Agora (Hesperia Suppl. 23) (1989) 57-67

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

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placenta f (plural placentas)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta). Doublet of palačinka.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /plǎt͡seːnta/
  • Hyphenation: pla‧cen‧ta

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plàcēnta f (Cyrillic spelling пла̀це̄нта)

  1. (anatomy) placenta

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from New Latin placenta, from Latin placenta (cake), from Ancient Greek πλακόεντα (plakóenta), accusative of πλακόεις (plakóeis, flat).

NounEdit

placenta f (plural placentas)

  1. (anatomy, botany) placenta