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English definition of “preeclampsia”

preeclampsia

noun [U] uk   /ˌpriː.ɪˈklæmp.si.ə/ us    /ˌpriː.ɪˈklæmp.si.ə/ specialized
a condition in which a pregnant woman or a woman who has just given birth has high blood pressure, swelling of parts of the body and too much protein in the urinePregnancyBirth
(Definition of preeclampsia from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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