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  1. oligohydramnios(Noun)

    A deficit of amniotic fluid in the amniotic sac, causing distinctive deformations of the foetus.


  1. Oligohydramnios

    Oligohydramnios is a condition in pregnancy characterized by a deficiency of amniotic fluid. It is the opposite of polyhydramnios.

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  1. Oligohydramnios

    A condition of abnormally low AMNIOTIC FLUID volume. Principal causes include malformations of fetal URINARY TRACT; FETAL GROWTH RETARDATION; GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION; nicotine poisoning; and PROLONGED PREGNANCY.

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