deciduate

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de·cid·u·ate

 (dĭ-sĭj′o͞o-ĭt)
adj.
1. Characterized by or having a decidua: a deciduate mammal.
2. Characterized by shedding.
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de•cid•u•ate

(dɪˈsɪdʒ u ɪt)

adj.
1. having or characterized by a decidua.
2. (of a placenta) partly formed from the decidua.
[1865–70; < New Latin]
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