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1. Amniotic caruncle
An amniotic caruncle is a small red fleshy swelling of epithelial origin which is occassionally found at the placental insertion of the umbilical cord.

2. Marsupials
Pouched mammals. The young develop internally, but are born while in an embryonic state and remain in a pouch on the mother's abdomen until development is complete; this group includes kangaroos, koalas, and opossums. One of the three reproductive "strategies" of living mammals g-laying and placental being the other two), marsupials finish development in a pouch or under hairy coverings attached to the mother.

3. Microcephaly
Microcephaly is the condition of having an abnormally small head (circumference smaller than 2 standard-deviations of the mean for age and sex). The condition results in mental retardation. The causes include: chromosomal abnormalities, infections, placental insufficiency, and metabolic disorders.

4. Placenta
An organ produced from interlocking maternal and embryonic tissue in placental mammals; supplies nutrients to the embryo and fetus and removes wastes.

5. Placental mammals
One of three groups of mammals that carry their young in the mother's body for long periods during which the fetus is nourished by the placenta. Humans are placental mammals.

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