Term: Oligohydramnios Diagnosis

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-11-05


A pregnancy condition characterized by a low level of amniotic fluid. (Shannon DW, 2011).

For more information, please read the CVS Pharmacy Health Information Center web page on Oligohydramnios - accessed August 8, 2011.


  • Shannon DW. CVS Pharmacy health information center - Oligohydramnios definition. http://health.cvs.com/GetContent.aspx?token=f75979d3-9c7c-4b16-af56-3e122a3f19e3&chunkiid=101285. Accessed August 8, 2011. 2011.(View)

Term used in 

  • Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A. Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] [Errata] (View)