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perinatal

adjective peri·na·tal \-ˈnā-təl\

medical : happening during or around the time of birth

Full Definition of PERINATAL

:  occurring in, concerned with, or being in the period around the time of birth <perinatal mortality> <perinatal care>
peri·na·tal·ly \-təl-(l)ē\ adverb

Examples of PERINATAL

  1. The doctor took steps to prevent perinatal infection.

First Known Use of PERINATAL

1952

Rhymes with PERINATAL

perinatal

adjective peri·na·tal \-ˈnāt-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PERINATAL

:  occurring in, concerned with, or being in the period around the time of birth <perinatal mortality> <perinatal care>
peri·na·tal·ly \-əl-(l)ē\ adverb

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