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Definition of "macrosomia" [macrosomia]

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

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Use "macrosomia" in a sentence
  • "GDM is a well known risk factor for foetal overgrowth, termed macrosomia which is influenced by maternal hypergycemia and endocrine status through placental circulation."
  • "High blood sugar in the developing baby can lead to excess fetal weight gain a condition known as macrosomia."
  • "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."