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eclampsia


eclampsia

noun ec·lamp·sia \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
February 27, 2015
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