meconium aspiration syndrome

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1317
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A definition of the medical term "meconium aspiration syndrome" is presented. Meconium aspiration syndrome refers to the fetal inhalation of meconium in utero during episodes of severe fetal hypoxia or with the first few breaths after birth. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.


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