noun. severe and excessive vomiting.
- hyperemesis gravidarum
Example sentences of the word hyperemesis-gravidarum
1. Noun Phrase
Some of these diseases occur only with pregnancy -- hyperemesis gravidarum, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, acute fatty liver of pregnancy, preeclampsia and HELLP syndrome.
2. Noun Phrase
According to a November 2013 article in "World Journal of Gastroenterology," about 1 in 200 women develop hyperemesis gravidarum and approximately 50 percent of those requiring hospitalization have elevated liver enzymes 2.
3. Noun Phrase
Very severe morning sickness, known as hyperemesis gravidarum**, can affect about 3 percent of pregnancies, according to ACOG.