secundines


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Related to secundines: hysterorrhexis, hysterorrhaphy, outpocketing, agitophasia

afterbirth

 [af´ter-berth″]
the placenta and fetal membranes expelled from the uterus after childbirth. Called also secundines.

af·ter·birth

(af'ter-berth),
The placenta and fetal membranes that are extruded from the uterus after birth.
Synonym(s): secundina, secundines

secundines

/se·cun·dines/ (sĕ-kun´dīnz) (-dēnz) afterbirth.

secundines

(sē-kŭn′dīnz′, sĕk′ən-dīnz′)
pl.n.
The afterbirth.

secundines

[səkun′dīnz]
Etymology: L, secundus
the placenta, umbilical cord, and membranes of afterbirth.

af·ter·birth

(af'tĕr-bĭrth)
The placenta and membranes that are extruded from the uterus after birth of a baby.
Synonym(s): secundines.

secundines

afterbirth; the placenta and the membranes expelled after parturition.