placental thrombosis


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pla·cen·tal throm·bo·sis

thrombosis of the veins of the uterus at the placental site.

placental thrombosis

Etymology: L, placenta, flat cake; Gk, thrombos, lump, osis, condition
intravascular coagulation that occurs in the placenta and veins of the uterus.

placental thrombosis

Thrombi in the placenta and veins of the uterus.
See also: thrombosis