toxemia of pregnancy

noun

Medical Definition of toxemia of pregnancy

: a disorder of unknown cause that is peculiar to pregnancy, is usually of sudden onset, is marked by hypertension, albuminuria, edema, headache, and visual disturbances, and may or may not be accompanied by convulsions — compare eclampsia sense a, preeclampsia

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“Toxemia of pregnancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/toxemia%20of%20pregnancy. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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