ectopic pregnancy


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ectopic pregnancy

n.
Implantation and subsequent development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a fallopian tube.

ectopic pregnancy

n
(Pathology) pathol the abnormal development of a fertilized egg outside the cavity of the uterus, usually within a Fallopian tube

ectop′ic preg′nancy



n.
the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ectopic pregnancy - pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
abdominal pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity
ovarian pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in the ovary
tubal pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in a Fallopian tube
Translations

ectopic pregnancy

[ekˌtɒpɪkˈpregnənsɪ] Nembarazo m ectópico

ec·top·ic preg·nan·cy

n. embarazo ectópico, gestación fuera del útero.
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It is hard to give advice regarding reducing the risk of nontubal ectopic pregnancy.
The fact that Catholic ethicists still debate the appropriateness of certain treatments for ectopic pregnancy suggests that institutions could do more to clarify their policies and inform providers about treatment options that are available before an emergency situation arises.
Magazine of their heartache over recent years with 12 miscarriages - which included an ectopic pregnancy last September which meant Emma needed emergency surgery to save her life.
And she was admitted to a hospital in Glasgow over fears she was experiencing an ectopic pregnancy - a complication in which the embryo implants itself outside of the womb.
Findings confirmed ectopic pregnancy in a lower uterine segment Cesarean scar.
Ectopic pregnancy (EP) as one of the causes of mortality in the first trimester is significant especially in childbearing period (5) and its rate is 1-2% during pregnancy and even 2.
1] The ectopic pregnancy can be tubal, ovarian, abdominal, cervical or cornual.
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New Delhi [India], June 30 ( ANI ): Ectopic Pregnancy, a leading cause of pregnancy related death, is a rare condition of embryo development outside the normal uterine cavity.
Dubai: A women and a man, who claims to be her husband, were accused of having sex out of wedlock after she was rushed to a hospital and it was discovered that she had ectopic pregnancy.
The couple was also briefed about almost 10% increased risk of having another ectopic pregnancy.