velamentous


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velamentous

 [vel″ah-men´tus]
membranous and pendant; like a veil.

vel·a·men·tous

(vel'ă-men'tŭs),
Expanded in the form of a sheet or veil.
Synonym(s): veliform

velamentous

/vel·a·men·tous/ (vel″ah-men´tus) membranous and pendent; like a veil.

vel·a·men·tous

(vel'ă-men'tŭs)
Expanded in the form of a sheet or veil.

velamentous

membranous and pendent; like a veil.
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Cord insertion was marginal in eight, paracentral in three, and velamentous in two.
Five entities--umbilical cord entanglement with monoamniotic twins, velamentous cord insertion, funic presentation, oligohydramnios, and a noncoiled cord--are responsible for almost all cases.
Abnormal cord coiling probably acts synergistically with other factors in causing fetal morbidity and mortality, including thrombophilia, funisitis, meconium cord damage, nuchal cord, and velamentous cord.