battledore placenta

A placenta in which the umbilical cord is attached at the border; so-called because of the fancied resemblance to the racquet (racket) used in battledore, a precursor to badminton. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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battledore placenta

one with the umbilical cord inserted at the edge.
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Battledore Placenta

A placenta that has the umbilical cord attached to the edge of the placenta. Most often, this condition is found at the time of delivery.
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battledore placenta

Type: Term Definitions: 1. a placenta in which the umbilical cord is attached at the placental margin; so called because of the fancied resemblance to the racquet (racket) used in battledore, a precursor to badminton.
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