fetal hydrops


The abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in fetal tissues, usually fatal to the fetus.

Nearby words

  1. fetal aspiration syndrome,
  2. fetal diagnosis,
  3. fetal distress syndrome,
  4. fetal dystocia,
  5. fetal hemoglobin,
  6. fetal medicine,
  7. fetal membrane,
  8. fetal placenta,
  9. fetal position,
  10. fetal souffle

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