forewaters

fore·wa·ters

(fōr'wah-tĕrz),
Colloquialism for the bulging fluid-filled amniotic membrane presenting in front of the fetal head.
Synonym(s): fore-bag

fore·wa·ters

(fōr'waw'tĕrz)
Colloquialism for the bulging fluid-filled amnionic membrane presenting in front of the fetal head.
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Transvaginal sonography of the forewaters in the assessment of amniotic fluid volume in patients with oligohydramnios.
Each seine collection was made within a single mesohabitat type, including riffles, runs, submerged banks, pools, plunge pools, channel-confluence pools, embayments, forewaters, backwaters, and isolated pools.
At the end, there were the hindwaters above him and the forewaters below.
There she was noted to be in extreme pain, with a temperature of 104[degrees]F, and bulging forewaters. There was copious fluid and no fetal heart motion on ultrasonography.