Placenta By:natalie mitchell

Basal Plate- Maternal surface of the placenta that lies contiguous with the decidua basalis

Battledore placenta- Cord insertion into the margin of the placenta

placenta previa- placenta completely covers the lower uterine segment

placenta percreta-growth of the chorionic villi through the myometrium

vasa previa- occurs when the umbilical cord vessels course across the cervical os

Succenturiate placenta- One or more accessory lobes connected to the body of the placenta by blood vessels

Lower uterine segment (LUS)- lower part of the uterine cavity, which expands during pregnancy and joins with the cervical canal

Placenta Increta-Growth of the chorionic villi deep into the myometrium

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