adjective see preeclampsia

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  • preeclamptic — pre·eclamp·tic tik adj relating to or affected with preeclampsia <a preeclamptic patient> preeclamptic n a woman affected with preeclampsia …   Medical dictionary

  • preeclamptic — See preeclampsia. * * * …   Universalium

  • preeclamptic — adjective Of or pertaining to preeclampsia …   Wiktionary

  • preeclamptic — pre·eclamptic …   English syllables

  • preeclamptic — adjective see preeclampsia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Complications of pregnancy — Classification and external resources ICD 10 O00 O48 ICD 9 …   Wikipedia

  • pregnancy — /preg neuhn see/, n., pl. pregnancies. the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant. [1520 30; PREGN(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Process of human gestation that takes place in the female s body as a fetus develops, from fertilization to birth (see… …   Universalium

  • preeclampsia and eclampsia — Hypertensive conditions unique to pregnancy. Preeclampsia is marked by hypertension, protein in the urine, and hand and face edema, which develop late in pregnancy or soon after. Persistent hypertension compromises the fetus s blood supply and… …   Universalium

  • preeclampsia — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1923 a serious condition developing in late pregnancy that is characterized by a sudden rise in blood pressure, excessive weight gain, generalized edema, proteinuria, severe headache, and visual disturbances and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Obstetrics — Further information: Obstetrics and gynaecology Obstetrician Occupation Names Doctor, consultant, medical specialist Activity sectors Medicine and surgery Description Education required Medical training and specialised postgr …   Wikipedia

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