how to pronounce placenta


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placenta is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of placenta in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… realized my placenta customers only came …”

meanings of placenta


  1. It is an endocrine gland which secret human chorionic gonadotropin hormone.The HCG if detected in woman's urine then the pregnancy is confirmed.
  2. A vascular organ in mammals, except monotremes and marsupials, present only in the female during gestation. It supplies food and oxygen from the mother to the foetus, and passes back waste. It is implanted in the wall of the uterus and links to the foetus through the umbilical cord. It is expelled after birth.
  3. In flowering plants, the part of the ovary where ovules develop; in non-flowering plants where the spores develop.

placenta frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word placenta occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics placenta can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that placenta can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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