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parturient

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

Definition of parturient

  1. 1 :  bringing forth or about to bring forth young

  2. 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


First Known Use: 1592


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parturient

noun par·tu·ri·ent

Definition of parturient

  1. :  a parturient individual

1947

First Known Use of parturient

1947


Medical Dictionary

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parturient

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

Medical Definition of parturient

  1. 1:  bringing forth or about to bring forth young

  2. 2:  of or relating to parturition <parturient pangs>

  3. 3:  typical of parturition <the parturient uterus>


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parturient

noun par·tu·ri·ent

Medical Definition of parturient

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

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