Nondeciduate Non`de*cid"u*ate, a. (Anat.) Characterized by the absence of a decidua; indeciduate. [1913 Webster]

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  • nondeciduate — non·deciduate …   English syllables

  • nondeciduate — | ̷ ̷ at non + adjective Etymology: non (I) + deciduate of a placenta : having the fetal and maternal tissues but superficially associated so that no maternal tissue is lost at parturition (as in ungulates and whales) …   Useful english dictionary

  • nondeciduate placenta — nondeciduous placenta a placenta whose maternal component remains in the uterus instead of being cast off together with the trophoblastic derivatives …   Medical dictionary

  • mammal — mammallike, adj. /mam euhl/, n. any vertebrate of the class Mammalia, having the body more or less covered with hair, nourishing the young with milk from the mammary glands, and, with the exception of the egg laying monotremes, giving birth to… …   Universalium

  • Indeciduate — In de*cid u*ate, a. 1. Indeciduous. [1913 Webster] 2. (Anat.) Having no decidua; nondeciduate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Placenta — A temporary organ joining the mother and fetus, the placenta transfers oxygen and nutrients from the mother to the fetus, and permits the release of carbon dioxide and waste products from the fetus. It is roughly disk shaped, and at full term… …   Medical dictionary

  • adeciduate — |ādə̇|sijəwə̇t, dē| adjective Etymology: a (II) + deciduate 1. : nondeciduate 2. botany : not falling : evergreen adeciduat …   Useful english dictionary

  • nondeciduata — |nän+ noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from non (I) + Deciduata : mammals having a nondeciduate placenta used as if it were a taxon …   Useful english dictionary

  • villiplacentalia — ˌvilə̇ˌplasən.ˈtālēə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from villus + i + Placentalia : mammals having a nondeciduate villous placenta and comprising the cetaceans, sirenians, and ungulates …   Useful english dictionary

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