Placentiform

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Placentiform (Bot) Having the shape of a placenta, or circular thickened disk somewhat thinner about the middle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • placentiform In zoology, having the form, structure, or character of a placenta.
    • placentiform In botany, shaped like a placenta; having a thick circular disk, concave in the middle on both upper and lower sides. The root of Cyclamen is an example.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Placenta, + -form,