Mention three functions of placenta.

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Mention three functions of placenta.

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answered Jan 11 by aditya23 Premium (905 points)

(i) It connects the foetus with the uterus of mother.
(ii) It helps in the exchange of nutrients, gases and waste products between mother and the foetus.
(iii) It acts as an endocrine gland and secretes chorionic gonadotrophin hormone which maintains the pregnancy.

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