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Noun: preeclampsia  ,pree-i'klamp-see-u
  1. Abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated
    - pre-eclampsia

Type of: toxaemia [Brit, Cdn], toxaemia of pregnancy, toxemia [N. Amer], toxemia of pregnancy

Encyclopedia: Preeclampsia