Definitions for "Abruptio placentae"
the placenta detaches from the wall of the uterus earlier than it should. If this occurs, a cesarean section may be necessary.
premature separation of the placenta from the uterus
separation of all or part of the placenta from the uterine wall prior to delivery of the fetus. Often secondary to a retroplacental hemorrhage due to abnormal uteroplacental vessels. A sudden detachment can cause fetal demise
Keywords:  anaemia