hydramnios

noun
hy·​dram·​ni·​os | \ hī-ˈdram-nē-ˌäs How to pronounce hydramnios (audio) \
variants: also hydramnion \ -​ˌän How to pronounce hydramnion (audio) \

Medical Definition of hydramnios

: excessive accumulation of the amniotic fluid

called also polyhydramnios

Other Words from hydramnios

hydramniotic \ hī-​ˌdram-​nē-​ˈät-​ik How to pronounce hydramniotic (audio) \ adjective

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