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Definition of 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.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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