phosphatidyl glycerol


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phosphatidyl glycerol

(fŏs-fă-tī′dīl),

PG

A phospholipid found in amniotic fluid, pulmonary effluent, and semen. It first appears in amniotic fluid during week 36 of pregnancy, confirms fetal gestational age, and is an accurate predictor of fetal lung maturity.