Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Abnormal size of the body: gigantism.

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  • noun pathology The state (of a foetus or neonate) of being abnormally large.

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Examples

  • GDM is a well known risk factor for foetal overgrowth, termed macrosomia which is influenced by maternal hypergycemia and endocrine status through placental circulation.

    BioMed Central - Latest articles

  • High blood sugar in the developing baby can lead to excess fetal weight gain a condition known as macrosomia.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • High blood sugar in the developing baby can lead to excess fetal weight gain a condition known as macrosomia.

    Our Bodies, Ourselves: Pregnancy and Birth

  • If the mother has gestational diabetes, excessive weight gain or diabetes mellitus, her fetus is at risk to develop macrosomia, which is associated with birth trauma to the baby and mother.

    Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

  • If the mother has gestational diabetes, excessive weight gain or diabetes mellitus, her fetus is at risk to develop macrosomia, which is associated with birth trauma to the baby and mother.

    Los Angeles Injury Lawyer Blog

  • - the medical literature terms it "macrosomia" has not not been found, in meta-analyses of clinical trials - to be, in itself, an indication for cesarean.

    Celebrity Baby Blog

  • - the medical literature terms it "macrosomia" has not not been found, in meta-analyses of clinical trials - to be, in itself, an indication for cesarean.

    Celebrity Baby Blog

  • The medical term for large infants is "macrosomia," literally meaning "large of body."

    16-Pound Baby Born In Texas

  • The medical term for large infants is "macrosomia," literally meaning "large of body."

    16-Pound Baby Born In Texas

  • Women who gain too much weight increase their risk of developing preterm labor, gestational diabetes, high blood pressure, or macrosomia large baby that can be difficult to deliver vaginally.

    Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Newborn

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