gestosis

noun
ges·​to·​sis | \ je-ˈstō-səs How to pronounce gestosis (audio) \
plural gestoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce gestoses (audio) \

Medical Definition of gestosis

: any disorder of pregnancy especially : toxemia of pregnancy

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