The picture is still not opening to me .Can you give any other alternative in reference to my ques of difference bw placenta and umbilical cord

Asked by lovemaan5500 | 11th Nov, 2017, 02:32: PM

Expert Answer:

 
 
1. Placenta is an organ which is fixed to a mother’s womb and provides nutrition ,excretion of waste material & exchange of gases from the developing foetus whereas umblical cord is a rope like structure which connects the developing fetus to the placenta. It transfers nutrients from placenta to foetus.
 
2. The placenta is discarded after the baby’s delivery while a portion of the umbilical stump still remains on the baby which gets wrinkled with age.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 12th Nov, 2017, 09:21: AM

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