missed labourmedical dictionary

Brief uterine contractions which do not lead to labour and expulsion of the infant, but which cease, resulting in the indefinite retention of the foetus (usually lifeless) either in utero or extrauterine, e.g., in the abdominal cavity.

(05 Mar 2000)

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