electronic fetal monitor


a device used to monitor the fetal heartbeat and the strength of the mother's uterine contractions during labor. Abbreviation: EFM
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Medicine definitions for electronic fetal monitor

electronic fetal monitor


An electronic device used during labor to monitor fetal heartbeat and maternal uterine contractions.
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