chorioamnionitis

noun
cho·​rio·​am·​ni·​o·​ni·​tis | \ -ˌam-nē-ō-ˈnīt-əs How to pronounce chorioamnionitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of chorioamnionitis

: inflammation of the fetal membranes

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“Chorioamnionitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chorioamnionitis. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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