Nägele's rule

n.

A rule used as a means of estimating date of delivery by counting back three months from the first day of the last menstrual period and adding seven days.

Nearby words

  1. naphthalic,
  2. naphthalin,
  3. naphthalize,
  4. naphthene,
  5. naphthenic,
  6. naphthol yellow s,
  7. naphthyl,
  8. naphthyl group,
  9. napier,
  10. napier grass


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