noun[mass noun] Medicine
A condition in which excess amniotic fluid accumulates during pregnancy.
- 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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