placentology
plac·en·tol·o·gy (plas″ən-tolґə-je) [placento- + -logy] the scientific study of the development, structure, and functioning of the placenta.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • placentology — placentolˈogy noun The scientific study of placentae • • • Main Entry: ↑placenta …   Useful english dictionary

  • comparative placentology — the scientific study of the development, structure, and functioning of the placenta in different species of animals …   Medical dictionary

  • placentologist — plac·en·tol·o·gist (plas″ən tolґə jist) a specialist in placentology …   Medical dictionary

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