Estimated date of confinement (EDC)

The due date or estimated calendar date when a baby will be born.

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  • EDC — Estimated date of confinement, the estimated calendar date when the baby will be born. * * * Abbreviation for estimated date of confinement. See Nägele rule. * * * electronic data capture; emergency decontamination center; end diastolic count;… …   Medical dictionary

  • EDC — may refer to: *Empezar Desde Cero, a 2007 RBD album *Electric Daisy Carnival *Electronic Damper Control *Electronic data capture *Electronic Diesel Control *Etienne de Crécy *Eurovision Dance Contest *European Drift Championship *Estimated date… …   Wikipedia

  • EDC — Electronic Data Capture (Computing » General) *** Export Development Corporation (Business » International Business) ** European Documentation Centre (Business » Firms) * Error Detection and Correction (Governmental » Military) * Estimated Date… …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • EDC — 1. (formerly) European Defence Community. 2. estimated date of confinement …   Australian English dictionary

  • EDC — • electronic data capture; • emergency decontamination center; • end diastolic count; • endocrine disrupting chemical; • endocrine disrupting compound; • estimated date of conception; • ethylene dichloride; • expected date of confinement; •… …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • Due date — The estimated calendar date when a baby will be born, the date the baby is due to be born. It is also called the estimated date of confinement (EDC) …   Medical dictionary

  • Règle de Naegele — La règle de Naegele est une règle mathématique permettant de calculer la date normale de l accouchement d une femme enceinte. Elle porte le nom du gynécologue d Heidelberg Franz Karl Naegele (né à Düsseldorf, Allemagne, en 1778, mort en 1851).… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Naegele's rule — is a standard way of calculating the due date for a pregnancy. The rule estimates the expected date of delivery (EDD) by adding one year, subtracting three months, and adding seven days to the first day of a woman s last menstrual period (LMP).… …   Wikipedia

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