preeclampsia

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pre·e·clamp·si·a

 (prē′ĭ-klămp′sē-ə)
n.
A condition of hypertension occurring in pregnancy, typically accompanied by edema and proteinuria. Also called toxemia of pregnancy.

pre′e·clamp′tic (-tĭk) adj.

pre•e•clamp•si•a

or pre-e•clamp•si•a

(ˌpri ɪˈklæmp si ə)

n.
a form of toxemia of pregnancy characterized by hypertension, fluid retention, and albuminuria, sometimes progressing to eclampsia.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.preeclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
Translations

preeclampsia

n preeclampsia