toxaemia of pregnancy


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Related to toxaemia of pregnancy: Preeclampsia and Eclampsia, pregnancy toxemia
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Noun1.toxaemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urinetoxaemia of pregnancy - an abnormal condition of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and edema and protein in the urine
illness, sickness, unwellness, malady - impairment of normal physiological function affecting part or all of an organism
eclampsia - a toxic condition characterized by convulsions and possibly coma during or immediately after pregnancy
preeclampsia, pre-eclampsia - abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
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1] Although maternal undernutrition and toxaemia of pregnancy are considered to be important causes for this, there are many cases in which definite risk factors are absent and recent literature suggests primary placental involvement in such cases.
intra-uterine growth retardation (IUGR), pre-term delivery, preeclampsia, and toxaemia of pregnancy (2-4).