childbed fever


noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. child-free,
  2. child-proof,
  3. child-resistant,
  4. childbearing,
  5. childbed,
  6. childbirth,
  7. childcare,
  8. childe,
  9. childe harold's pilgrimage,
  10. childe roland to the dark tower came

Origin of childbed fever

First recorded in 1925–30

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Medicine definitions for childbed fever

childbed fever

[ chīldbĕd′ ]

n.

puerperal fever

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