eclampsia

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Etymology[edit]

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 seizures and coma due to hypertension.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

eclampsia f (plural eclampsie)

  1. (pathology) eclampsia

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin eclampsia, from Ancient Greek ἔκλαμψις (éklampsis, lightning) +‎ -ia.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /eˈklambsja/, [eˈklãm.bsja]
  • Hyphenation: e‧clam‧psia

Noun[edit]

eclampsia f (plural eclampsias)

  1. (pathology) eclampsia

References[edit]

  1. ^ eclampsia” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.