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tubal pregnancy

Syllabification: tub·al preg·nan·cy

Definition of tubal pregnancy in English:

noun

Medicine
An ectopic pregnancy in which the fetus develops in a fallopian tube.
Example sentences
  • The major risks of a tubal ligation reversal include failure of the procedure and ectopic pregnancy also known as a tubal pregnancy.
  • Using a variety of statistical techniques, they discovered that women with a prior history of infertility ran a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as tubal pregnancy, miscarriage or stillbirth.
  • Possibly, the rarity of this diagnosis is because pathologists simply categorize it as an ectopic or tubal pregnancy.

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