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An instance of suddenly breaking away or off.


a breaking off of a part or parts from a mass
[C17: from Latin abruptio; see abrupt]


(əˈbrʌp ʃən)

a sudden breaking off.
[1600–10; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.abruption - an instance of sudden interruptionabruption - an instance of sudden interruption  
disruption, interruption, gap, break - an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"


n. abrupción, separación inesperada.
References in classic literature ?
author's ideas that they were "concatenated without abruption.
Alfirevicet al conducted a systematic review and showed that placental abruption, pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and IUGR were associated with F2 G20210A mutation13.
Nanaaishat Momodu was 22 weeks pregnant with her third child when she died at North Manchester General, having suffered 'catastrophic' internal bleeding caused by a placental abruption - where the placenta separates from the uterus too early.
He said that the patient was brought with severe placental abruption and due to no blood bank and other facilities the patient was referred to major health facility in Rawalpindi to save the life of the patient and her expected baby.
He said that the patient was brought with a severe placental abruption and due to no blood bank and other facilities the patient was referred to Rawalpindi to save her life and her expected baby.
55% [2] of all pregnancies and incidence of placental abruption is approximately 0.
It could be: Again, it may be the beginning of a miscarriage, but it could also be placental abruption - when the placenta starts to peel away from the wall of the womb.
The mother died from a placental abruption and amniotic fluid embolism.
There was an upward tendency of developing other pregnancy-related complications, such as preterm birth, placental abruption, placenta previa, cesarean section, fetal distress/anemia, and others in the study group than in the control group.
Regarding obstetrical complications 3(6%) patients had placenta previa, 3(6%) had placental abruption, 7(14%) had mal presentation, 3(6%) had obstructed labor and 34(68%) didn't had complications.
After a while, my doctor arrived and told us that I needed to undergo an emergency caesarian section because I was already suffering from internal bleeding due to 70 percent placental abruption,' she said.
Stephanie had suffered from a placental abruption, which can occur very suddenly with no warning and can be life-threatening to both mother and baby.