meconium aspiration n.
Aspiration of amniotic fluid contaminated with meconium by a fetus in hypoxic distress.
- Meconium ileus
meconium ileus n. Intestinal obstruction in a newborn child following the thickening of meconium resulting from a lack of trypsin and associated with cystic fibrosis of the pancreas.
- Meconium peritonitis
meconium peritonitis n. Peritonitis caused by intestinal perforation in the fetus or newborn, and associated with congenital obstruction or fibrocystic disease of the pancreas.
/ˌmɛkəˈnɒpsɪs/ noun 1. any plant of the mostly Asiatic papaveraceous genus Meconopsis, esp M. betonicifolia (the Tibetan or blue poppy), grown for its showy sky-blue flowers. M. cambrica is the Welsh poppy
[mi-kop-ter-uh n] /mɪˈkɒp tər ən/ adjective 1. . noun 2. Also, mecopteron [mi-kop-tuh-ron] /mɪˈkɒp təˌrɒn/ (Show IPA). a insect. mecopteran (mĭ-kŏp’tər-ən) Any of various carnivorous insects of the order Mecoptera, characterized by long, membranous wings and an elongated, beaklike head having chewing mouthparts at the tip. Scorpion flies are mecopterans.