ectopic pregnancy - Pregnancy that does not occupy the uterine cavity properly.
edema - Abnormal excessive fluid within the body tissues.
edematous - Characterized by the presence of edema.
emergency delivery - Refers to an unplanned,.non-delivery room,.non-hospital birth
which occurs as a result of precipitious labor, geographical distance from the hospital,
or other cause for the unexpected delivery.
erythoblasts - An immature, inadequate form of red blood cells normally found only
in the bone marrow.
grandmultipara - A woman who has had six or more births past the age of viability.
gravida - A pregnant woman; refers to any pregnancy regardless of duration.
hemolysis - A disruption of the integrity of the red cell membrane which causes the
release of hemoglobin.
hormone - A chemical substance produced in an organ, which, being carried to an
associated organ by the bloodstream, excites in the later organ a functional activity.
hydatidiform mole - An abnormal growth of a fertilized ovum.
hydramnios - An excess of amniotic fluid.
hyperemesis gravidarun - Severe nausea and vomiting that lasts beyond the fourth
month of pregnancy.,
hypoglycemia - A deficiency of glucose in the blood.
hyponatremia - A deficiency of sodium in the blood.
hypothermia - Refers to subnormal temperature.