peripartum

adjective
peri·​par·​tum | \ -ˈpärt-əm How to pronounce peripartum (audio) \

Medical Definition of peripartum

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: occurring in or being the period preceding or following childbirth peripartum cardiomyopathy

peripartum

adverb

Medical Definition of peripartum (Entry 2 of 2)

: in the peripartum period infants were infected with the virus peripartum

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“Peripartum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/peripartum. Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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