postmature

postmature
Referring to a fetus that remains in the uterus longer than the normal gestational period; i.e., longer than 42 weeks (288 days) in humans.

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post·ma·ture -mə-'t(y)u̇(ə)ralso -'chu̇(ə)r adj remaining in the uterus for longer than the normal period of gestation <a \postmature fetus>

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adj.
describing a baby born after 42 weeks of gestation (calculated from the first day of the last menstrual period). Such a birth can be associated with maternal diabetes or with anencephaly in the fetus.

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post·ma·ture (pōst″mə-chrґ) overly developed, as a postmature infant. Cf. postterm pregnancy, under pregnancy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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