perinatology

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

Definition of perinatology

: 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

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

medical Definition of perinatology

plural perinatologies
: a branch of medicine concerned with perinatal care

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