dysmature

dys·ma·ture

(dis'mă-chūr),
1. Denoting faulty development or ripening; often connoting structural and/or functional abnormalities.
2. In obstetrics, denoting an infant whose birth weight is inappropriately low for its gestational age.
3. Immature development of the placenta so that normal function does not occur. Synonym(s): placental dysfunction Compare: placental dysmature.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

dys·ma·ture

(dis'mă-chŭr)
1. Denoting faulty development or ripening; often connoting structural or functional abnormalities.
2. obstetrics Denoting an infant whose birth weight is inappropriately low for its gestational age.
3. Immature development of the placenta so that normal function does not occur.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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They found that lower ADC values could be new markers for the dysmature placenta (9).
It must be stressed that the preuterine hypoxic pattern of placental injury associated with diabetes mellitus slightly differs from preuterine hypoxia in general by showing widening of vasculosyncytial membranes (dysmature placenta) due to abnormal oxygen-hemoglobin dissociation curve.
They also concluded that premature luteinisation and elevated [P.sub.4]/[E.sub.2] ratio are associated with dysmature follicles in poor ovarian reserve patients.
While this policy led to few postterm infants, no dysmature infants, and few adverse effects, the current literature is not clear on whether the benefits outweigh the risks in routine induction at or after 42 weeks' gestation.