Braxton Hicks

John, British gynecologist, 1823–1897. See B. contraction, B. sign.

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  • Braxton Hicks — n. Braxton Hicks contractions, sporadic painless contractions of the uterus that occur toward the middle of pregnancy or even earlier (named after John Braxton Hicks) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • braxton-hicks — brax·ton hicks …   English syllables

  • Braxton Hicks — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Braxton-Hicks-Wendung — [bräkßtenhịkß...; nach dem engl. Gynäkologen John Braxton Hicks, 1825 1897]: geburtshilfliche Zweifingerwendung (bei Kopf u. Querlage angewandte kombinierte Wendung des Kindes im Uterus auf den Fuß, mit anschließender Zugbelastung des… …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Braxton Hicks contractions — For the album Braxton Hicks by Jebediah see Braxton Hicks (album). Braxton Hicks contractions, also known as false labour (British English, false labor in American English) or practice contractions. Braxton Hicks are sporadic uterine contractions …   Wikipedia

  • Braxton Hicks (album) — Infobox Album Name = Braxton Hicks Type = Album Artist = Jebediah Released = 2004 07 12 Recorded = Jan Feb 2004 Genre = Alternative Length = 40:49 Label = Redline Records Producer = Jebediah Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • Braxton Hicks contractions — Irregular contractions of the womb (the uterus) occurring towards the middle of pregnancy in the first pregnancy and, earlier and more intensely, in subsequent pregnancies. These contractions tend to occur during physical activity. The uterus… …   Medical dictionary

  • Braxton-Hicks-Kontraktion — Als Braxton Hicks Kontraktionen bezeichnet man in der Medizin Vorwehen, die zur Reifung der Gebärmutter beitragen. Beginnend im zweiten Monat der Schwangerschaft kommt es zu gelegentlichen Kontraktionen der Gebärmutter, was jedoch von der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Braxton Hicks contraction version — Brax·ton Hicks contraction, version (brakґstən hiksґ) [John Braxton Hicks, English gynecologist, 1823–1897] see under contraction and version …   Medical dictionary

  • Braxton Hicks contractions — n. sporadic painless contractions of the uterus that occur toward the middle of pregnancy or even earlier (named after John Braxton Hicks) …   English contemporary dictionary

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