Origin of parturient
Latin parturient-, parturiens, present participle of parturire to be in labor, from parere to give birth to — more at pare
First Known Use: 1592
Definition of parturient
: a parturient individual
First Known Use of parturient
Medical Definition of parturient
: a parturient individual <parturients are at high risk for aspiration—R. M. Meyer>
Learn More about parturient
Medical Dictionary: Definition of "parturient"
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up parturient? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).