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Origin of parturient
OTHER WORDS FROM parturientpar·tu·ri·en·cy, nounpost·par·tu·ri·ent, adjective
Words nearby parturient
How to use parturient in a sentence
There was some laughing at the parturient mountain and the still-born mouse, but a graver cheerfulness was the reigning emotion.
This might be done by the force of certain external conditions operating upon the parturient system.Vestiges of the Natural History of Creation|Robert Chambers
Applied to the breasts of parturient women it dries up the milk and in the same way tends to reduce any glandular enlargement.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
In former years, puerperal fever took the lives of from five to fifty of each one hundred parturient mothers.The Necessity of Atheism|Dr. D.M. Brooks
It was an Arab custom in certain places to build a hut outside the camp, where the parturient woman had to stay for a time.Shinto|W. G. (William George) Aston