Definition of hydramnios in English:


Line breaks: hy¦dram|nios
Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈdramnɪɒs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • A condition in which excess amniotic fluid accumulates during pregnancy.
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    • Twin pregnancy is associated with hydramnios and the rare acute hydramnios is seen in uniovular twins.
    • In conclusion, indomethacin can be used effectively in the therapeutic management of hydramnios in pregnancy.
    • Acute hydramnios leads to labor before 28 wks, or the symptoms become so severe that intervention is mandatory.

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