succedaneum


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suc·ce·da·ne·um

(sŭk'sē-dā'nē-ŭm),
A substitute; a drug or any therapeutic agent that has the properties of and can be used in place of another.
[L. succedaneus, following after, substituting, fr. suc-cedo, to follow, to take the place of, fr. sub, under, + cedo, to go]

succedaneum

(suk?se-da'ne-um) [L. succedaneus, following, substituting]
1. Something that may be used as a substitute.

suc·ce·da·ne·um

(sŭksĕ-dānē-ŭm)
A substitute; a drug or any therapeutic agent that has the properties of and can be used in place of another.
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1 was used to indicate diagnoses of caput succedaneum, cephalhematoma, and chignon, a situation that made it difficult to track the incidence and causes of subgaleal hemorrhage.
Although all infants exposed to vacuum assisted delivery devices will have a caput succedaneum, care providers need to be aware that two major life-threatening complications following use of vacuum assisted devices have been reported:
Therefore I am forc't [to] use the onely succedaneum [alternative], my owne reiterated self, expecting thence half a freind, such as it is".
Cup marks, bruising, and minor lacerations of the scalp and caput succedaneum are common fetal injuries, although the majority resolve without apparent sequelae.
29] This allows for the development of a caput succedaneum (chignon) to which the tractional force is applied.