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adjective post·par·tum \ˌpōs(t)-ˈpär-təm\

Definition of postpartum

  1. 1 :  occurring in or being the period following childbirth postpartum depression

  2. 2 :  being in or used in the postpartum period postpartum mothers

postpartum

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Origin and Etymology of postpartum

New Latin post partum after birth


First Known Use: 1846


POSTPARTUM Defined for English Language Learners

postpartum

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adjective post·par·tum \ˌpōs(t)-ˈpär-təm\

Definition of postpartum for English Language Learners

  • medical : relating to or happening in the period of time following the birth of a child


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postpartum

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adjective post·par·tum \(ˈ)pōst-ˈpärt-əm\

Medical Definition of postpartum

  1. 1:  occurring in or being the period following childbirth postpartum depression

  2. 2:  being in or used in the postpartum period postpartum mothers postpartum hospital rooms


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postpartum

adverb post·par·tum

Medical Definition of postpartum

  1. :  after childbirth a blood sample taken 14 days postpartum an infection occurred three weeks postpartum




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