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Definition of the noun Macrosomia

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  1. [pathology] The state or being of abnormally large size; having significant overgrowth.

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Google previewIllustrated Textbook of Paediatrics (2011)

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 ...

Google previewABC 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 ...

Google previewIntroduction to Maternity & Pediatric Nursing (2013)

by Gloria Leifer

Macrosomia is a condition in which the infant is large for gestational age (LGA) and usually occurs in infants ...

Google previewManual 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) .

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Specialty Board Review Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine (2015)

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 % ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

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 ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Modern Medicine (2010)

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.

Google previewEncyclopaedia medica (1900)

Giantism (Macrosomia) 85 Pseudo-Hypertrophy ...

Google previewBailliere's Midwives' Dictionary E-Book (2012)

by Denise Tiran

macrosomia large baby, birthweight above 97th ...

Google previewGreen's encyclopedia and dictionary of medicine and surgery (1907)

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 ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

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 ...

Google previewMosby'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 ...

Google previewMedical 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 ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences (1898)

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 ...

Google previewThe new international encyclopaedia (1905)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

Consult: Taruffi, Delia macrosomia (Milan, ...

Google previewAn 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 ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

macrosomia (mak-rö-só'mi -á), n.

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Macrosomia Meaning

Video shows what macrosomia means. The state (of a foetus or neonate) of being abnormally large.. Macrosomia Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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