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An ectopic pregnancy in which the fetus develops in a fallopian tube:‘the non-surgical treatment of tubal pregnancies’[mass noun] ‘she had a history of miscarriage and tubal pregnancy’
- ‘Possibly, the rarity of this diagnosis is because pathologists simply categorize it as an ectopic or tubal pregnancy.’
- ‘The major risks of a tubal ligation reversal include failure of the procedure and ectopic pregnancy also known as a tubal pregnancy.’
- ‘Using a variety of statistical techniques, they discovered that women with a prior history of infertility ran a higher risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes, such as tubal pregnancy, miscarriage or stillbirth.’
- ‘One year later she had a tubal pregnancy and needed salpingectomy.’
- ‘She had a tubal pregnancy, though neither of them knew she was pregnant at the time.’
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