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(Science: obstetrics) A toxaemia of late pregnancy characterised by hypertension, oedema and proteinuria, when convulsions and coma are associated, it is called eclampsia.

It occurs after the 20th week of gestation, but it may develop before this time in the presence of trophoblastic disease.

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I'm going to guess PREECLAMPSIA!

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by Draco
Sun Feb 10, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology Hangman Game
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... in my pregnancy and was all good health wise until my very last appointment before i was to have baby. That's when my doctor diagnoised me with PREECLAMPSIA or another word for it is TOXEMIA. I went into the hospital that night and my blood pressure was super high...everything was being monitored ...

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by nanu01
Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Stomach bloating and weight gain
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