amniorrhexis


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amniorrhexis

 [am″ne-o-rek´sis]
rupture of the amnion.

am·ni·or·rhex·is

(am'nē-ō-rek'sis),
Rupture of the amniotic membrane.
[amnio- + G. rhēxis, rupture]

amniorrhexis

/am·ni·or·rhex·is/ (am″ne-o-rek´sis) rupture of the amnion.

am·ni·or·rhex·is

(am'nē-ō-rek'sis)
Rupture of the amnionic membrane.
[amnio- + G. rhēxis, rupture]

amniorrhexis

rupture of the amnion.
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Although having satisfactory evolution, there is impairment of maternal and fetal prognosis due to clinical complications like preeclampsia, chronic hypertension, anemia, urinary tract infection, early amniorrhexis, preterm labor, and intrauterine growth restriction (ARAUJO et al, 2006; BRUNO; BARROS, 1988; MCKAY; JOSEPHSON, 2005; MCKAY; JOSEPHSON, 2008).
A 32-year-old primigravida was admitted at 40 weeks' gestation for induction of labor following amniorrhexis.
13) Polzin et al had concluded that amniorrhexis occurs as a result of proteolytic enzyme-mediated weakening of the foetal membranes in the region of the cervix or the lower uterine segment.
Prelabour rupture of membranes (PROM) is amniorrhexis in the absence of labour, irrespective of gestational age.