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noun

or hyperemesis gravidarum or HG

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    a condition affecting some pregnant women, which causes acute sickness over a long period of time, sometimes throughout a pregnancy
    "In very simple terms hyperemesis means vomiting a lot and gravidarum means in pregnancy," said consultant obstetrician Daghni Rajasingam, spokeswoman for the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/12/2012 16:47:00

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