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oligohydramnios

Pronunciation: ol'i-go-hi-dram'ne-os

Definition: The presence of an insufficient amount of amniotic fluid (less than 300 mL at term).

Synonym(s): hypamnion, hypamnios, oligamnios, oligoamnios

[oligo- + G. hydor, water, + amnion]

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