definition of hyperemesis
(also hyperemesis gravidrum or HG)
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