[n] - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria
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Preeclampsia: A condition in pregnancy characterized by abrupt hypertension (a sharp rise in blood pressure), albuminuria (leakage of large amounts of the protein albumin into the urine) and edema (swelling) of the hands, feet, and face. Preeclampsia is the most common complication of pregnancy. It ...
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<obstetrics> A toxaemia of late pregnancy characterised by hypertension, oedema and proteinuria, when convulsions and coma are associated, it is called eclampsia. ... It occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but it may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease. ... (...
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pre-eclampsia noun abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
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(pre″ә-klamp´se-ә) a pathologic condition of late pregnancy characterized by edema, proteinuria, and hypertension; it is a precursor to eclampsia if not successfully treated. Although these conditions occur in only 5 to 7 per cent of all pregnancies in the United States, they cons...
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a toxaemia of late pregnancy characterized by hypertension, edema, and proteinuria, when convulsions and coma are associated, it is called eclampsia.
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A condition that some women with diabetes have during the late stages of pregnancy. Two signs of this condition are high blood pressure and swelling because the body cells are holding extra water.
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A complication occuring in pregnant women, usually after the 20th week, that is characterized by pregnancy-induced high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and swelling (edema) due to fluid retention. If left untreated, preeclampsia can lead to a more serious condition, known as eclampsia. The con...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: prē′ē-klamp′sē-ă Definitions: 1. Development of hypertension with proteinuria or edema, or both, due to pregnancy or the influence of a recent pregnancy; it usually occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but may develop before this time in ...
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1) Pre-eclampsia 2) Toxaemia 3) Toxaemia of pregnancy 4) Toxemia 5) Toxemia of pregnancy
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