hyperemesis - definition and synonyms


or hyperemesis gravidarum or HG

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    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