macrosomia

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macrosomia

 [mak″ro-so´me-ah]
great bodily size; see also gigantism. Called also macrosomatia.
neonatal macrosomia excessive birth weight in a neonate, seen most often in children of diabetic mothers or those with cerebral gigantism.

mac·ro·so·mi·a

(mak'rō-sō'mē-ă),
Abnormally large size of the body.
Synonym(s): megasomia
[macro- + G. sōma, body]

macrosomia

See gigantism.

macrosomia

A newborn with an excessive birth weight—typically defined as more than 4.0 kg at birth—which classically occurs in infants of diabetic mothers.

macrosomia

A larger than normal body typical of infants of mothers with gestational diabetes. See Gestational diabetes.

mac·ro·so·mi·a

(mak'rō-sō'mē-ă)
Abnormally large size of the body.
[macro- + G. sōma, body]

mac·ro·so·mi·a

(mak'rō-sō'mē-ă)
Abnormally large body size.
[macro- + G. sōma, body]

macrosomatia, macrosomia

great bodily size.