amnionic fluid embolism

am·ni·on·ic flu·id em·bo·lism

obstruction and constriction of pulmonary blood vessels by amniotic fluid entering the maternal circulation, causing obstetric shock.
See also: amnionic fluid syndrome.

am·ni·on·ic flu·id em·bo·lism

(am'nē-on'ik flū'id em'bŏ-lizm)
Obstruction and constriction of pulmonary blood vessels by amnionic fluid entering the maternal circulation, causing obstetric shock.
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