Abnormal state of pregnancy characterized by hypertension and fluid retention and albuminuria; can lead to eclampsia if untreated(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "pre-eclampsia" in a sentence
"If you develop high blood pressure for the first time toward the end of your pregnancy, you may have a condition known as pre-eclampsia."
"Pre-eclampsia: Researchers developed and tested a model that allows doctors to identify pregnant women at increased risk of major complications from pre-eclampsia, which is a leading cause of maternal deaths, according to a report in The Lancet."
"Researchers said the model will help doctors better understand the progression of pre-eclampsia and identify and treat women based on their level of risk for complications."