gestational edema

ges·ta·tion·al e·de·ma

occurrence of a generalized and excessive accumulation of fluid in the tissues of greater than 1+ pitting after 12 hours' bed rest, or of a weight gain of 5 pounds or more in 1 week due to the influence of pregnancy.

ges·ta·tion·al e·de·ma

(jes-tā'shŭn-ăl ĕ-dē'mă)
A generalized and excessive accumulation of fluid in the tissues of greater than 1+ pitting after 12 hours' bed rest, or of a weight gain of 5 pounds or more in 1 week due to the influence of pregnancy.