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Related to eclamptic: Pre eclampsia
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.
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a. eclámptico-a, rel. a la eclampsia.
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