Pathology of pregnancy & childbirth

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Section 1

Question Answer
abortionthe killing of an unborn child
ectopic pregnancycondition in which a fertilized egg is implanted and begins to develop outside the uterus
ectopicout of place
infertilitythe inability of a couple to achieve pregnancy after one year of regular, unprotected intercourse, or the inability of a woman to carry a pregnancy to a live birth
preeclampsiaa complication of pregnancy characterized by hypertension, edema, and preteinuria
eclampsiacharacterized by convulsions and sometimes coma; treatment is giving birth
Rh factordefines the presence of absence of the Rh antigen on red blood cells
abruptio placentaea disorder in which the placenta separates from the uterine wall before the birth of the fetus
breech presentationfeet or buttucks first
placenta previathe abnormal inplantation of the placenta in the lower portion of the uterus
premature infantborn before the 37th week of gestation
stillbirththe birth of a fetus that dies before, or during delivery

Section 2

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