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polyhydramnios

 [pol″e-hi-dram´ne-os]
hydramnios; an excessive amount (more than 2000 ml) of amniotic fluid.

hy·dram·ni·os

, hydramnion (hī-dram'nē-os, -nē-on),
Presence of an excessive amount of amniotic fluid, usually over 2,000 mL.
Synonym(s): polyhydramnios
[G. hydōr, water, + amnion]

polyhydramnios

/poly·hy·dram·ni·os/ (-hi-dram´ne-os) excess of amniotic fluid, usually exceding 2000 mL.

polyhydramnios

an excessive amount of amniotic fluid (more than 2000 mL). See hydramnios.

polyhydramnios

Hydramnios, see there.

pol·y·hy·dram·ni·os

(pol'ē-hī-dram'nē-os)
Excess amount of amnionic fluid.
[poly- + G. hydōr, water, + amnion]

polyhydramnios

Excess amniotic fluid in the womb (uterus) during pregnancy. The main effects are discomfort and breathlessness. The uterus is larger than normal for the stage of the pregnancy. Withdrawal of excess fluid through a needle passed through the abdominal wall can provide temporary relief. Compare OLIGOHYDRAMNIOS.

polyhydramnios

hydramnios.
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