Indeciduate
Indeciduate In`de*cid"u*ate, a. 1. Indeciduous. [1913 Webster]

2. (Anat.) Having no decidua; nondeciduate. [1913 Webster]


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  • indeciduate — /in di sij ooh it, ayt /, adj. 1. Zool. not deciduate. 2. Bot. having permanent leaves. [1875 80; IN 3 + DECIDUATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • indeciduate — Relating to the mammals (Indecidua) that do not shed any maternal uterine tissue when expelling the placenta at birth ( e.g., horse, pig), in contrast to deciduate mammals ( e.g., human, dog, rodent) …   Medical dictionary

  • indeciduate — in·de·cid·u·ate …   English syllables

  • indeciduate — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷wə̇t adjective Etymology: New Latin indeciduatus, from in (I) + deciduatus deciduate of a placenta : having the maternal and fetal elements associated but not fused so that no maternal tissue is carried off in the placenta at… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nondeciduate — Non de*cid u*ate, a. (Anat.) Characterized by the absence of a decidua; indeciduate. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deciduate — Relating to those mammals ( e.g., humans, dogs, rodents) that shed maternal uterine tissue when expelling the placenta at birth, in contrast to indeciduate mammals (horse, pig). [see deciduation] * * * de·cid·u·ate di sij ə wət …   Medical dictionary

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