placenta

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that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form

the vascular structure in the uterus of most mammals providing oxygen and nutrients for and transferring wastes from the developing fetus

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Production of the placental hormones human chorionic gonadotropin and leptin were estimated to assess tissue functionality.
Most studies evaluated the baseline calcium intake, but not the levels of maternal and placental hormones that regulate its metabolism, nor the circulating levels of ionized calcium.
The researchers say fetal development during the last half of pregnancy depends on maternal metabolic adjustments detected by placental hormones and the subsequent oxygen and nutrient supply.
He posited that the association between paternal race and gestational diabetes risk may be influenced by placental hormones that are driven through a genetic association with the father.
A correlation between placental hormones and their respective maternal plasma mRNAs has been described previously (4).