preeclampsia

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Etymology[edit]

From pre- +‎ eclampsia.

Noun[edit]

preeclampsia (usually uncountable, plural preeclampsias)

  1. (pathology) A complication of pregnancy, affecting about 2-20% of women, depending on location, characterized by hypertension and damage to the linings of the blood vessels of the brain, liver, lungs and kidneys, which can lead to multiple organ failure, convulsions, coma and death. The only cure is delivery of the child.

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preeclampsia f (plural preeclampsie)

  1. (pathology) preeclampsia

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ eclampsia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɾeeˈklampsja/, [pɾeeˈklãmpsja]
  • Hyphenation: pre‧e‧clam‧psia

Noun[edit]

preeclampsia f (plural preeclampsias)

  1. (pathology) preeclampsia