Definition of Meconium. Meaning of Meconium. Synonyms of Meconium

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Definition of Meconium

Meconium
Meconium Me*co"ni*um, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? poppy.] (Med.) (a) Opium. [Obs.] (b) The contents of the fetal intestine; hence, first excrement.

Meaning of Meconium from wikipedia

- Meconium is the earliest stool of a mammalian infant. Unlike later ****, meconium is composed of materials ingested during the time the infant spends...
- Meconium aspiration syndrome (MAS) also known as neonatal aspiration of meconium is a medical condition affecting newborn infants. It describes the spectrum...
- Meconium peritonitis refers to rupture of the bowel prior to birth, resulting in fetal stool (meconium) escaping into the surrounding space (peritoneum)...
- umbilical cord compression. It has also been used to reduce the risk of meconium aspiration syndrome, though evidence of benefit is mixed. The UK National...
- foals p**** meconium, the first stool, soon after birth, though some healthy foals may require an **** to ****ist this process, but the meconium of LWS foals...
- delivery, the meconium may be released and may mix with the amniotic fluid. If it gets into the child's airways or lungs, it can cause meconium aspiration...
- Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndrome Limb-body wall complex Macrosomia Meconium cyst Meconium ileus Microcephaly Multicystic dysplastic kidney Multiple pterygium...
- low obstruction is ileal atresia, meconium ileus, meconium plug syndrome and Hirschsprung disease. In cases of meconium ileus or ileal atresia, the colon...
- distress that include: Decreased movement felt by the mother Meconium in the amniotic fluid ("meconium stained fluid") Non-re****uring patterns seen on cardiotocography:...
- may also be efficient. Suctioning the mouth and throat of infants with meconium-stained amniotic fluid has not been found to reduce the rate of aspiration...
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