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The termination of pregnancy from any cause before 20 weeks' gestation.
abruptio placentae
A partial or full detachment of a normally implanted placenta at more than 20 weeks' gestation.
Apgar score
The evaluation of a newborn's physical condition, usually performed at 1 minute and 5 minutes after birth, including heart rate, respiratory effort, muscle tone, flex irritability, and color.
The phase at the end of labor in which the fetal head is seen at the opening of the vagina.
A grave form of pregnancy-induced hypertension, characterized by convulsions, coma, proteinuria, and edema.
ectopic pregnancy
A pregnancy that occurs when a fertilized ovum implants anywhere other than the uterus.
The period from fertilization of the ovum until birth.
The number of all current and past pregnancies.
The number of past pregnancies that have remained viable to delivery.
The process by which an infant is born.
A highly vascular fetal-maternal organ through which the fetus absorbs oxygen, nutrients, and other substances and excretes carbon dioxide and other wastes.
placenta previa
Placental implantation in the lower uterine segment partially or completely covering the cervical opening.
An abnormal disease of pregnancy characterized by the onset of acute hypertension after the twenty-fourth week of gestation.
uterine rupture
A spontaneous or traumatic rupture of the uterine wall.