Amotio placentae

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Amotio placentae --> abruptio placentae

(Science: obstetrics) this is the premature separation of the placenta, i.e. Separation of the placenta from the site of implantation on the uterus before the delivery of the foetus. It is a life threatening condition for the foetus and occurs about 1 in 500 to 750 deliveries.