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transplacental

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

trans·pla·cen·tal

(trans'plă-sen'tăl),
Crossing 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

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

transplacental

Passing across the PLACENTA.
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The aim of the present study was to measure genome damage in newborn pups transplacentally exposed to selected drugs often used during pregnancy (19-22), using an in vivo micronucleus (MN) assay (23), and to compare the results with levels of GPX and MDA.
Dermatological findings in children exposed transplacentally to heat-degraded polychlorinated biphenyls in Taiwan.
It may be due to maternal influenza antibodies being acquired transplacentally or through breastfeeding, or to reduced infant exposure to influenza in the mother.
This includes phagocytes (by monocytes, tissue macrophages, and neutrophils), natural killer cells, and humoral mediators (CRP, complements, and transplacentally acquired maternal antibodies).
Exposure of the cells to the test compound can be either directly in culture or transplacentally prior to culture in ex vivo experiments.
A considerable part of the transplacentally transferred glucose is used by the foetal brain.
When so many people are infected, and the pathogen can be transferred in blood transfusions, transplacentally (from mother to fetus) and via organ transplant, it is not easy to prove that an increase in cases is due to global warming rather than immigration and nonin-sect transmission.
Kittens infected transplacentally or early in the neonatal period are unlikely to survive.
Vertical transmission is either transplacentally or from an infected birth canal.
Interestingly, they found that transplacentally acquired anti-pneumolysin antibodies were associated with a significantly decreased risk of pneumococcal carriage during the first 3 months of life.
Early diagnosis in HIV-exposed infants remains difficult in most settings because of the presence of transplacentally acquired IgG antibodies, which may persist for up to 18 months.
Syphilis is transmitted transplacentally, and pregnant women are usually asymptomatic.