Definición de Braxton Hicks contractions en inglés:

Braxton Hicks contractions

Saltos de línea: Braxton Hicks con|trac¦tions
Pronunciación: /ˌbrakstən ˈhɪks
 
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sustantivo

Medicine
  • Intermittent weak contractions of the uterus occurring during pregnancy.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Tightenings of the uterus, known as Braxton Hicks contractions, become stronger in the third trimester.
    • The Braxton Hicks contractions only help to prepare, or exercise, the uterus for labor and delivery.
    • The majority of pregnant women experience Braxton Hicks contractions during different stages of pregnancy.

Origen

early 20th century: named after John Braxton Hicks (1823–97), English gynaecologist.

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