placenta accreta placenta ac·cre·ta (ə-krē’tə)
Abnormal adherence of the chorionic villi to the myometrium, associated with partial or complete absence of the decidua basalis and the stratum spongiosum.
[pleys-neym] /ˈpleɪsˌneɪm/ noun 1. the given to or held by a geographical location, as a town, city, village, etc.
noun, Education. 1. a test to determine a student’s level of ability in one or more subjects in order to place the student with others of the same approximate ability.
- Plain old telephone service
communications (POTS) The traditional voice service provided by phone companies, especially when opposed to data services. Note that the acronym POTS is sometimes expanded as “Plain Old Telephone System” in which sense it is synonymous to Public Switched Telephone Network but used somewhat derogatively. (1998-05-18)
- Plain old telephone system
Public Switched Telephone Network