Definitions for "Abruption"
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
a process where the placenta releases itself from the wall of the uterus
The premature parting of the placenta from the uterine wall. Also called abruptio placentae.
A sudden breaking off; a violent separation of bodies.
an instance of breaking off suddenly