positive signs of pregnancy


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Related to positive signs of pregnancy: probable signs of pregnancy, presumptive signs, presumptive signs of pregnancy

positive signs of pregnancy

three unmistakable signs of pregnancy: fetal heart tones, heard on auscultation; fetal skeleton, seen on x-ray film or ultrasonogram; and fetal parts, felt on palpation.

pos·i·tive signs of preg·nan·cy

(poz'i-tiv sīnz preg'năn-sē)
Objective signs that strongly indicate pregnancy: ultrasound visualization, presence of fetal heart sounds, and fetal movements.

positive signs of pregnancy

Assessment findings present only during pregnancy: fetal heart tones, fetal movements felt by the examiner, and fetal visualization by sonogram.
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