neonatal 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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

neonatal macrosomia

A big baby; birthweight > 4000 g–8.8 lbs
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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