perinatal

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adjective peri·na·tal \ˌper-ə-ˈnā-təl\

Definition of perinatal

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

perinatally

play \ˌper-ə-ˈnā-təl-(l)ē\ adverb

Examples of perinatal in a Sentence

  1. The doctor took steps to prevent perinatal infection.

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First Known Use of perinatal

1944


PERINATAL Defined for English Language Learners

perinatal

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adjective

Definition of perinatal for English Language Learners

  • medical : happening during or around the time of birth


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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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