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com·pli·cat·ed la·bor(kom'pli-kā-tĕd lā'bŏr)
Any process of birth that is exacerbated by disorder or state (e.g., intercurrent illness, morbid obesity, death).
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Labor occurring with an accompanying abnormal condition such as hemorrhage or inertia.
See also: labor
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