oligohydramnios

noun
oli·​go·​hy·​dram·​ni·​os | \ ˌäl-i-gō-ˌhī-ˈdram-nē-ˌäs How to pronounce oligohydramnios (audio) , ə-ˌlig-ə- How to pronounce oligohydramnios (audio) \

Medical Definition of oligohydramnios

: deficiency of amniotic fluid sometimes resulting in an embryonic defect through adherence between embryo and amnion

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“Oligohydramnios.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oligohydramnios. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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