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Definition of the noun Macrosomia
What does Macrosomia mean as a name of something?
- [pathology] The state or being of abnormally large size; having significant overgrowth.
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With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access by Tom Lissauer, Graham Clayden
Macrosomia is a feature of infants of mothers with either permanent or gestational diabetes, or a baby with a congenital syndrome (e.g. Beckwith–Wiedemann syndrome). The problems associated with being large for gestational age are: • Birth ...
ABC of Obesity (2009)
by Naveed Sattar, Mike Lean
Macrosomia is a risk factor for a lower Apgar score at 1 minute and a lower umbilical arterial pH level, as well as for severe injuries to the baby (fractures and palsies). The overall morbidity for these babies is increased by about 8%. Data on ...
by Gloria Leifer
• Macrosomia is a condition in which the infant is large for gestational age (LGA) and usually occurs in infants ...
Manual of Neonatal Care (2004)
by John P. Cloherty, Ann R. Stark, Eric C. Eichenwald
Fetal macrosomia is a risk factor for shoulder dystocia, fetal injury, and need for cesarean delivery (see VI.H) .
by Ira Adams-Chapman, David P. Carlton, James E. Moore
Although macrosomia is a risk factor for shoulder dystocia, most macrosomic babies do not have a history of shoulder dystocia. About 26% to 64 % ...
by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
Macrosomia At the other end of the birth weight spectrum are macrosomic or large-for-gestational age (LGA) infants. These infants were exposed to excess nutrient supply in utero, principally carbohydrates and lipids. Macrosomic newborns ...
by Joseph Segen
macrosomia. A larger than normal body typical of infants of mothers with gestational diabetes. See Gestational diabetes macular adjective Related to 1. A macule 2. The macula.
Encyclopaedia medica (1900)
Giantism (Macrosomia) 85 Pseudo-Hypertrophy ...
by Denise Tiran
macrosomia large baby, birthweight above 97th ...
by John William Ballantyne
A state of " monstrous largeness " of all or of some of the parts of au individual ; general, unilateral, or partial macrosomia ; it may be antenatal (foetal macrosomia or giaut foetus) or postnatal, coming on early in childhood or at an advanced ...
by Chris Brooker
macrosomia n in obstetrics, a large baby (birth weight in excess of 4000 g; some authorities define as over 4500 g). It is associated with maternal diabetes and hyperglycaemia, which leads to fetal hyperinsulinaemia and an ...
Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2007)
by Elsevier, Mosby
giantism, n (macrosomia), excessive growth resulting in a stature larger than the range that is normal for age and race. giantism, infantile, n excessive growth occurring ...
Medical lexicon (1857)
A dictionary of medical science ... by Robley Dunglison
MACROSOMIA, see Giant. MACRO'TES, from macroe, and ove, uroe, 'an ear.' One who has long ears. MACROTRYS RACEMOSA, see Aetata raoe- mosa. MACULA. A spot Dyechra-'a, Celie, Labee, (F.) Tache. A permanent discoloration of ...
Including the Pronunciation, Accentuation, Derivation, and Definition of the Terms Used in Medicine, Anatomy, Surgery ... by George Milbry Gould
See Macrosomia. Mal [malum, evil, disease]. Disease ...
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
Consult: Taruffi, Delia macrosomia (Milan, ...
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
Macrosomia (nzak-ro-so'mze-a/z) [,ua/cpég, large; aé/ ra ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
macrosomia (mak-rö-só'mi -á), n.
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Video shows what macrosomia means. The state (of a foetus or neonate) of being abnormally large.. Macrosomia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...
Scrabble value of M3A1C3R1O1S1O1M3I1A1
The value of this 10-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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