fetal aspiration syndrome


A syndrome resulting from meconium aspiration by the fetus and often leading to aspiration pneumonia.

Nearby words

  1. feta,
  2. fetal,
  3. fetal age,
  4. fetal alcohol spectrum disorder,
  5. fetal alcohol syndrome,
  6. fetal diagnosis,
  7. fetal distress syndrome,
  8. fetal dystocia,
  9. fetal hemoglobin,
  10. fetal hydrops

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