fetal hydrops

noun

Medical Definition of fetal hydrops

: hydrops fetalis The most common microscopic lesion of the placenta that is associated with nonimmune fetal hydrops is a hemorrhagic endovasculitis, which can cause death in utero. — Linda J. Heffner et al. New England Journal of Medicine, 24 July 1997

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“Fetal hydrops.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/fetal%20hydrops. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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