placental circulation


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pla·cen·tal cir·cu·la·tion

the circulation of blood through the placenta during intrauterine life, serving the needs of the embryo and fetus for aeration, absorption, and excretion; also, maternal circulation through the intervillous space of the placenta.

pla·cen·tal cir·cu·la·tion

(plă-sen'tăl sĭr'kyū-lā'shŭn)
The circulation of fetal blood through the placenta during intrauterine life, serving the needs of the fetus for aeration, absorption, and excretion; also, there is circulation of maternal blood through the intervillous space of the placenta.
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By using placental circulation and stem cell receptor blockade an abundant amounts of hematopoietic stem cell could be easily obtained in sterile conditions by non-destructive methods.
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(20) A tracheostomy would have been performed on the newborn while she was maintained on the placental circulation.
Meanwhile all those neonates who were in DCC group, the team tried to hold them at a low level from introitus as much as possible without creating any extra tension on the cord while the neonate was still connected to the placental circulation. The main aim to hold the neonate around 20 to 30 cm below the mother's introitus during vaginal delivery was that maximum possible placental blood should get transfused in to baby.