perinatology

play
noun peri·na·tol·o·gy \ˌper-ə-ˌnā-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of perinatology

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with perinatal care

perinatologist

play \ˌper-ə-ˌnā-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

First Known Use of perinatology

1969


Medical Dictionary

perinatology

play
noun peri·na·tol·o·gy \-ˌnā-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of perinatology

plural

perinatologies

  1. :  a branch of medicine concerned with perinatal care


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up perinatology? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to be a fixed element or attribute

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2017 Words of the Day Quiz

  • alt-597a99e699d07
  • Which is a synonym of gauche?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!