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transplacental

 [trans″plah-sen´tal]
through the placenta.

trans·pla·cen·tal

(trans'plă-sen'tăl),
Crossing the placenta.

transplacental

/trans·pla·cen·tal/ (-plah-sen´tal) through the placenta.

transplacental

(trăns′plə-sĕn′tl)
adj.
Passing through or occurring across the placenta: a transplacental infection.

trans′pla·cen′tal·ly adv.

transplacental

[trans′pləsen′təl]
Etymology: L, trans + placenta, flat cake
across or through the placenta, specifically in reference to the exchange of nutrients, waste products, and other material between the developing fetus and the mother.

transplacental

adjective Relating to the passage from the mother into a fetus via the placental circulation

transplacental

Passing across the PLACENTA.

transplacental

through the placenta.
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With glyburide, the degree of transplacental passage is less clear.
A study from North Carolina found that girls with the highest transplacental PCB exposure were heavier for their height than other girls by 5.
Transplacental transmission of serotype-specific pneumococcal antibodies in a Brazilian population.
Animal models for arsenic carcinogenesis: inorganic arsenic is a transplacental carcinogen in mice.
The additional goal, and the rationale for vaccinating pregnant women during every pregnancy, is to optimize levels of anti-pertussis antibody in the mother, so that the transplacental endowment to the infant is as robust as possible.
HIV-1 is associated with lower Group B Streptococcus capsular and surface-protein IgG antibody levels and reduced transplacental antibody transfer in pregnant women.
Smoking directly affects transplacental oxygen and nutrient flow, contributing to low birth weight and premature delivery But couples who want to conceive should stop smoking for other reasons as well, he advised.
The infant was positive for both anti-Toxoplasma IgG, most likely reflecting maternal origin from transplacental passage, and IgM, of fetal origin, produced in response to infection.
The transplacental passage of the other antibodies has not been studied, but endogenous IgG crosses the placenta.
Three very early cases of postnatal West Nile virus infections may have involved transplacental infection or virus transmission during delivery.