Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of the placenta.

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  • noun inflammation of the placenta

Etymologies

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placenta +‎ -itis

Examples

  • Scenario #1 -- Your veterinarian recognizes that your late-term pregnant mare has placentitis -- an infection of the placenta -- due to signs of purulent vaginal discharge and / or early milk production.

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