Glossary :Placenta - It is part of the fetus and supplies oxygen and nutrients to the growing baby.
Eclampsia - Seizures due to high blood pressure during pregnancy.
Pulmonary edema - Condition where fluid accumulates in lungs.
Hypertension - Increase in blood pressure.
Nausea - Vomiting sensation.
Thrombocytopenia - A condition in which there is an abnormally small number of platelets in the circulating blood.
Vasoconstrictors - Elements which cause narrowing of the blood vessels.
Vasospasm - Contraction of the muscular coats of the blood vessels.
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