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Synonyms for movement

Synonyms for movement

the act or process of moving

a change in normal place or position

a calculated change in position

an organized effort to accomplish a purpose

Synonyms for movement

a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata

an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object

a euphemism for defecation

a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

the driving and regulating parts of a mechanism (as of a watch or clock)

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TABLE 1 Conditions Often Evaluated by the Nonstress Test * Decreased fetal movement * Diabetes * Oligohydramnios * Sonographic evidence of intrauterine growth retardation * Hypertensive disorders * Postterm pregnancy * Isoimmunization * Renal disease * Autoimmune diseases, especially lupus * Maternal cyanotic heart disease * Previous unexplained fetal demise * Hemoglobinopathies * Multiple gestation with discordant growth * Hyperthyroidism
In a recent study of more than 65,000 pregnancies, however, Tveit and coworkers reported that taking a standardized approach to a woman's report of decreased fetal movement reduced the rate of late fetal loss by approximately 33%.
The mother presented to labor and delivery due to a four-week history of decreased fetal movements. A nonstress test was performed which was reactive with good fetal heart rate; however, a biophysical profile performed immediately afterwards was 6/10 due to lack of fetal movement/fetal tone.
Sample size was not calculated by scientific method but all patients admitted in labour ward who were between 37-42 weeks of gestation and cephalic presentation with any risk factor like pre-labour rupture of membranes, decreased fetal movements, antepartum hemorrhage, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, gestational diabetes, postdate pregnancy and bad obstetrical history were included in the study.
In the third part, knowledge regarding danger signs of pregnancy like headache, swelling of feet and ankles, pervaginal bleeding or leaking, decreased fetal movements, fits or convulsions was assessed.
Perceiving decreased fetal movements since 6 hours.
A 30-year-old woman, 39 weeks pregnant, presented for a late third trimester US with a history of decreased fetal movements. Antenatal US demonstrated a possible occipital encephalocoele.