eclampsia

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From the New Latin eclampsia, after a hypothetical Ancient Greek etymon of the form *ἐκλαμψία ‎(eklampsía), derived regularly from the extant verb ἐκλάμπω ‎(eklámpō, I burst forth violently). Compare the French éclampsie.

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eclampsia ‎(usually uncountable, plural eclampsias)

  1. (pathology) A complication of pregnancy characterized by convulsions and coma.

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eclampsia f ‎(plural eclampsie)

  1. (pathology) eclampsia

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