hydatidiform molar pregnancy


molar pregnancy.
Also, hydatidiform mole pregnancy.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • molar pregnancy — /moʊlə ˈprɛgnənsi/ (say mohluh pregnuhnsee) noun a pregnancy in which the embryo does not form but the placenta undergoes abnormal development with many cysts. Also, mole pregnancy, hydatidiform molar pregnancy. {from the way in which portions of …   Australian English dictionary

  • molar pregnancy — A slow growing tumor that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization of an egg by a sperm. A molar pregnancy contains many cysts (sacs of fluid). It is usually …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • molar pregnancy — noun an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus • Syn: ↑hydatid mole, ↑hydatidiform mole • Hypernyms: ↑abnormality,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hydatidiform mole — Classification and external resources Histopathogic image of hydatidiform mole (complete type). H E stain. ICD 10 O …   Wikipedia

  • pregnancy — /preg neuhn see/, n., pl. pregnancies. the state, condition, or quality of being pregnant. [1520 30; PREGN(ANT) + ANCY] * * * Process of human gestation that takes place in the female s body as a fetus develops, from fertilization to birth (see… …   Universalium

  • Hydatidiform mole — A tumor that forms in the uterus as a mass of cysts resembling a bunch of grapes. Moles occur during the childbearing years. They do not spread outside of the uterus. However, a malignancy called choriocarcinoma may start from a hydatidiform mole …   Medical dictionary

  • Molar — In dentistry, a molar is one of the posterior teeth well adapted to grinding, in keeping with its origin from the Latin mola meaning millstone. * * * 1. Denoting a grinding, abrading, or wearing away. [L. molaris, relating to a mill, millstone] 2 …   Medical dictionary

  • hydatidiform mole — A slow growing tumor that develops from trophoblastic cells (cells that help an embryo attach to the uterus and help form the placenta) after fertilization of an egg by a sperm. A hydatidiform mole contains many cysts (sacs of fluid). It is… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • hydatidiform mole — noun an abnormality during pregnancy; chorionic villi around the fetus degenerate and form clusters of fluid filled sacs; usually associated with the death of the fetus • Syn: ↑hydatid mole, ↑molar pregnancy • Hypernyms: ↑abnormality, ↑abnormalcy …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mole hydatiforme — Môle hydatiforme Pour les articles homonymes, voir Mole. Môle hydatiforme CIM 10 : O01, D39.2 La môle hydatiforme est une anomalie rare de la grossesse, définie par la prolifération kystique des villosités choriales associée à une dégénérescence… …   Wikipédia en Français

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