membranous pregnancy


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membranous pregnancy

[′mem·brə·nəs ′preg·nən·sē]
(medicine)
Gestation in which there has been a rupture of the amniotic sac and the fetus is in direct contact with the wall of the uterus.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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