Words nearby eclampsia
Origin of eclampsia
OTHER WORDS FROM eclampsiaec·lamp·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for eclampsia
Eclampsia, first described by Hippocrates 2,400 years ago, is the medical name for seizures during pregnancy.Beyond ‘Downton Abbey’: Preeclampsia Maternal Deaths Continue Today|Eleni Tsigas, Christine Morton|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Baker of Alabama in 1859 first gave veratrum viride in eclampsia.
After death the heart, kidneys, and liver showed all the signs of eclampsia.
If there is much irritability or fretfulness, or any premonition of eclampsia, it should be associated with potassium bromide.
When the eclampsia is inevitable the question of inducing labor arises.
In eclampsia it diverts blood from the brain and depresses the motor neurons of the spinal cord.