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preeclampsia

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preeclampsia

noun pre·eclamp·sia \ˌprē-i-ˈklam(p)-sē-ə\

Definition of PREECLAMPSIA

:  a serious condition developing in late pregnancy that is characterized by a sudden rise in blood pressure, excessive weight gain, generalized edema, proteinuria, severe headache, and visual disturbances and that may result in eclampsia if untreated—compare eclampsia a, toxemia of pregnancy
March 02, 2015
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