Abruption

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Medical Definition of Abruption

Abruption: A sudden breaking off or away. Abruption of the placenta (abruptio placentae) is the premature separation of the placenta from the wall of the uterus, a potentially very serious situation for the mother and baby.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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