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parturient

adjective par·tu·ri·ent \ pär-ˈtu̇r-ē-ənt , -ˈtyu̇r- \

Definition of parturient

1 : bringing forth or about to bring forth young
2 : of or relating to parturition

Origin and Etymology of parturient

Latin parturient-, parturiens, present participle of parturire to be in labor, from parere to give birth to — more at pare


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parturient

noun

Definition of parturient

: a parturient individual

First Known Use of parturient

1947


Medical Dictionary

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parturient

adjective par·tu·ri·ent \ pär-ˈt(y)u̇r-ē-ənt \

medical Definition of parturient

1 : bringing forth or about to bring forth young
2 : of or relating to parturition
  • parturient pangs
3 : typical of parturition
  • the parturient uterus

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parturient

noun

medical Definition of parturient

: a parturient individual
  • parturients are at high risk for aspiration
  • —R. M. Meyer

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