perinatology

noun
peri·​na·​tol·​o·​gy | \ ˌper-ə-ˌnā-ˈtä-lə-jē How to pronounce perinatology (audio) \

Definition of perinatology

: a branch of medicine concerned with perinatal care

Other Words from perinatology

perinatologist \ ˌper-​ə-​ˌnā-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce perinatologist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of perinatology

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Perinatology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perinatology. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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perinatology

noun
peri·​na·​tol·​o·​gy | \ -ˌnā-ˈtäl-ə-jē How to pronounce perinatology (audio) \
plural perinatologies

Medical Definition of perinatology

: a branch of medicine concerned with perinatal care

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