placentoid

placentoid

 [plah-sen´toid]
resembling the placenta.
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placentoid

adjective A term of uncertain clinical utility referring to:
(1) A structure that simulates a placenta; or
(2) An activity similar to that carried out by the placenta; placenta-like.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Pulmonary placental transmogrification (PT), also called placentoid bullous lesion, is an unusual condition first described in 1979.
Placentoid malformation of the lung as differential diagnosis of localized emphysema [in German].
Papillary adenocarcinoma arising in placentoid bullous lesion of the lung: report of a case with immunohistochemical study.