puerperium

noun pu·er·pe·ri·um \ ˌpyü-ər-ˈpir-ē-əm \

Definition of puerperium

plural puerperia play \-ē-ə\
:the period between childbirth and the return of the uterus to its normal size

Origin and Etymology of puerperium

Latin, from puerpera


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puerperium

noun pu·er·pe·ri·um \ ˌpyü-ər-ˈpir-ē-əm \

medical Definition of puerperium

plural puerperia play \-ē-ə\
:the period between childbirth and the return of the uterus to its normal size

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