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perinatal

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adjective peri·na·tal \-ˈnā-təl\

Simple Definition of perinatal

  • medical : happening during or around the time of birth

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of perinatal

  1. :  occurring in, concerned with, or being in the period around the time of birth <perinatal mortality> <perinatal care>

perinatally play \-təl-(l)ē\ adverb

Examples of perinatal in a sentence

  1. The doctor took steps to prevent perinatal infection.



1952

First Known Use of perinatal

1952

Rhymes with perinatal


Medical Dictionary

perinatal

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adjective peri·na·tal \-ˈnāt-əl\

Medical Definition of perinatal

  1. :  occurring in, concerned with, or being in the period around the time of birth <perinatal mortality> <perinatal care>

perinatally \-əl-(l)ē\play adverb



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "perinatal"


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