TOXEMIA OF PREGNANCY

a syndrome of edema, proteinuria, and hypertension, which might arise within the last trimester of a pregnancy. It is now more commonly recognized as preeclampsia, that can grow into eclampsia.

TOXEMIA OF PREGNANCY: "The patient's toxemia of pregnancy, combined with her advanced age, makes her extremely high risk."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TOXEMIA OF PREGNANCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/toxemia-of-pregnancy/ (accessed December 5, 2020).
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