eclampsia


ec·lamp·sia

noun \i-ˈklam(p)-sē-ə, e-\

Definition of ECLAMPSIA

: a convulsive state : an attack of convulsions: as a : convulsions or coma late in pregnancy in an individual affected with preeclampsia—compare toxemia of pregnancy b : a condition comparable to milk fever of cows occurring in domestic animals (as dogs and cats)
ec·lamp·tic \i-ˈklam(p)-tik, e-\ adjective

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