postpartum hemorrhage

n.

Hemorrhage from the birth canal in excess of 500 milliliters during the first 24 hours after birth.

Nearby words

  1. postoral arch,
  2. postorbital,
  3. postovulatory,
  4. postpaid,
  5. postpartum,
  6. postpartum pituitary necrosis syndrome,
  7. postpartum psychosis,
  8. postpartum tetanus,
  9. postperfusion lung,
  10. postpericardiotomy syndrome


The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.