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e·clamp·si·a

 (ĭ-klămp′sē-ə)
n.
Coma or convulsions in a patient with preeclampsia, occurring in late pregnancy, during labor, or within 24 hours after giving birth.

[New Latin, from Greek eklampsis, a shining forth, sudden development, from eklampein, to shine forth : ek-, out; see ecto- + lampein, to shine.]

e·clamp′tic (-tĭk) adj.

eclampsia

(ɪˈklæmpsɪə)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol a toxic condition of unknown cause that sometimes develops in the last three months of pregnancy, characterized by high blood pressure, abnormal weight gain and convulsions. Compare pre-eclampsia
2. (Veterinary Science) another name for milk fever (in cattle)
[C19: from New Latin, from Greek eklampsis a shining forth, from eklampein, from lampein to shine]
ecˈlamptic adj

ec•lamp•si•a

(ɪˈklæmp si ə)

n.
a form of toxemia of pregnancy, characterized by albuminuria, hypertension, and convulsions.
[1855–60; < Greek éklamps(is) sudden development, derivative of eklámpein to shine forth, burst (ek- ec- + lámpein to shine)]
ec•lamp′tic, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eclampsia - a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
toxaemia, toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia, toxemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
Translations
Eklampsie

eclampsia

[ɪˈklæmpsɪə] Neclampsia f

eclampsia

n (Med) → Eklampsie f

ec·lamp·si·a

n. eclampsia, desorden convulsivo tóxico que se presenta gen. al final del embarazo o pocos días después del parto.

eclampsia

n eclampsia