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PLACENTA PREVIA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does placenta previa mean? 

PLACENTA PREVIA (noun)
  The noun PLACENTA PREVIA has 1 sense:

1. pregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part); can cause bleeding late in pregnancy; delivery by cesarean section may be necessary

  Familiarity information: PLACENTA PREVIA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PLACENTA PREVIA (noun)


Sense 1placenta previa [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Pregnancy in which the placenta is implanted in the lower part of the uterus (instead of the upper part); can cause bleeding late in pregnancy; delivery by cesarean section may be necessary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("placenta previa" is a kind of...):

gestation; maternity; pregnancy (the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus)


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