Succenturiate
In anatomy "succenturiate" means substituting for or accessory to an organ. For example, see Succenturiate placenta. Succenturiate placenta: An extra placenta separate from the main placenta. In anatomy "succenturiate" means substituting for or accessory to an organ. In this case, a succenturiate placenta is an accessory placenta.
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In anatomy, substituting for, or accessory to, some organ. [L. suc-centurio, pp. -atus, to substitute]

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suc·cen·tu·ri·ate .sək-.sen-'t(y)u̇r-ē-ət adj ACCESSORY (1b) <a \succenturiate lobe of a placenta>

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suc·cen·tu·ri·ate (suk″sən-tuґre-āt) [L. succenturiare to substitute] accessory; serving as a substitute.

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