abdominocyesis


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ab·dom·i·nal preg·nan·cy

the implantation and development of the ovum in the peritoneal cavity, usually secondary to an early rupture of a tubal pregnancy; very rarely, primary implantation may occur in the peritoneal cavity. The blastocyst commonly implants in the rectouterine pouch of peritoneum.

abdominocyesis

(ăb-dŏm′ə-nō-sī-ē′sĭs)
n.
2. See secondary abdominal pregnancy.

abdominocyesis

[abdom′inōsī·ē′sis]

abdominocyesis

Retired term for an ectopic abdominal pregnancy.

ab·dom·i·nal preg·nan·cy

(ab-dom'i-năl preg'năn-sē)
Implantation and development of a fertilized oocyte in the peritoneal cavity, usually after early rupture of a tubal pregnancy; very rarely, primary implantation may occur in the peritoneal cavity.
Synonym(s): abdominocyesis (1) .

sec·on·dar·y ab·dom·i·nal preg·nan·cy

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē ab-dom'i-năl preg'năn-sē)
A condition in which the embryo or fetus continues to grow in the abdominal cavity after its expulsion from the uterine tube or other seat of its primary development.
Synonym(s): abdominocyesis (2) .