[ per-uh-neyt-l ]
/ ˌpɛr əˈneɪt l /
occurring during or pertaining to the phase surrounding the time of birth, from the twentieth week of gestation to the twenty-eighth day of newborn life.
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OTHER WORDS FROM perinatalper·i·na·tal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for perinatal
Then, as now, an attitude of complacency around maternal and perinatal mortality gets in the way of action.Beyond ‘Downton Abbey’: Preeclampsia Maternal Deaths Continue Today|Eleni Tsigas, Christine Morton|January 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for perinatal
/ (ˌpɛrɪˈneɪtəl) /
of, relating to, or occurring in the period from about three months before to one month after birth
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Medical definitions for perinatal
[ pĕr′ə-nāt′l ]
Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth.
Other words from perinatalper′i•na′tal•ly adv.
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