abruptio placentae

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Related to premature separation of the placenta: Placental abruption, Placenta abruptia
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a disorder of pregnancy in which the placenta prematurely separates from the wall of the uterus

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On his behalf, Simon Taylor QC, had argued that the birth should have been brought forward before the crucial placental abruption, a premature separation of the placenta from the uterus wall, on November 29, which had caused the bleeding which led to Mr Hemingway's injuries.
Abdominal impact, falling or getting shaken up can lead to premature separation of the placenta from the wall of the uterus - a serious condition called placental abruption.
Cocaine's effects on pregnant women include increased risk of premature delivery, premature separation of the placenta, complications with anesthesia, and at times spontaneous abortion.
The TAMU foal was lost through premature separation of the placenta and placentitis.
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