Definition of hydramnios in English:

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Pronunciation: /hʌɪˈdramnɪɒs/


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