postmaturity

postmaturity

 [pōst″mah-chu´rĭ-te]
the condition of an infant after a prolonged gestation period. adj., adj postmature´.

postmaturity

/post·ma·tur·i·ty/ (-mah-chldbomacr´it-e) the condition of an infant after a prolonged gestation period.postmature´

postmaturity

[-məcho̅o̅′ritē]
Etymology: L, post + maturare, to become ripe
1 overdevelopment or maturity.
2 beyond the normal date for maturity, as in a postmature infant. See also dysmaturity, postmature infant. postmature, adj.

postmaturity

The state in which a pregnancy lasts longer than two weeks beyond the normal 40 weeks from the first day of the last menstrual period.

postmaturity

the condition of a neonate after a prolonged gestation period.
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Weeks post-term, postmaturity, prolonged pregnancy, and post-dates pregnancy all refer to postmature birth2.
Prematurity and postmaturity radiographs were used to assess the accuracy of the prediction methods.
In four women with degree III obesity, macrosomia and postmaturity accompanied by intrauterine hypoxia was observed.
6%) patients showed premature rupture of membrane (PROM), followed by 18 (24%) with postmaturity as indication of labor [Table 2].
Antenatal complications such as preeclampsia placenta previa abruptio placenta premature rupture of membranes premature labor oligohydramnios gestational diabetes postmaturity postpartum complications and neonatal outcomes were evaluated via the file records and phone interviewing.
Coverage also includes underweight and obese women, anemia, infections, abnormalities, medical diseases, hypertensive disorders, normal and abnormal labor, intrapartum monitoring and management, induction of labor, twins and multiple pregnancy, intrauterine growth restriction, instrumental delivery, postpartum collapse and hemorrhage, trauma, maternal injuries, cesarean delivery, neonatal resuscitation, prematurity, postmaturity, ultrasonography, diet and exercise, prescribing in pregnancy, and other issues.
In 59% of antenatal mothers, whose children suffered from sepsis, had gestosis in the second part of pregnancy, placental presentation and postmaturity which could cause chronic hypoxia of fetus due to disorders of the uteroplacental circulation.
Even postnatal events within the first few years of life may be implicated, including complications of prematurity or postmaturity, trauma, and infection.
It is known that as pregnancy extends post-term, the incidence of placental insufficiency and foetal postmaturity (dysmaturity) increases rapidly as a consequence of reduced respiratory and nutritive placental function (27).
Finally, although it has long been known that a cesarean section baby is more likely to have transient tachypnea of the newborn (a usually mild event), an elective cesarean section at term would decrease such risks to the fetus of postmaturity syndrome and intrapartum mortality and morbidity.
At the same time, the expectant management group has been subjected to all the fetal risks associated with postterm pregnancy, such as macrosomia, oligohydramnios, meconium passage and aspiration, postmaturity syndrome, perinatal asphyxia, and perinatal death, he said.
ICGV 86155 is an improved Spanish germplasm with 4-wk postmaturity fresh seed dormancy developed at ICRISAT from ICGS 30/(`TMV 10'/Chico [F.

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