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Definition 1: the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus - [noun denoting body]

(placenta is a kind of ...) a structure composed of or provided with blood vessels

(... is a kind of placenta ) the placenta and fetal membranes that are expelled from the uterus after the baby is born

(placenta is a part of ...) the inner membrane of embryos in higher vertebrates (especially when covering the head at birth)

(... is part of placenta) a hollow muscular organ in the pelvic cavity of females; contains the developing fetus

Definition 2: that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form - [noun denoting plant]

(placenta is a kind of ...) the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction

(... is part of placenta) the organ that bears the ovules of a flower

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