horseshoe placenta


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horse·shoe pla·cen·ta

an exaggerated placenta reniformis curved in the form of a horseshoe; present in some twin pregnancies.
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A rarely used term that refers to a horseshoe-shaped placenta, a distinction of uncertain clinical utility
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horseshoe placenta

A formation in which the two placentae of a twin gestation are united.
See also: placenta
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