perinatal medicine

n.

The branch of medicine concerned with the care of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, labor, and delivery.

Nearby words

  1. perimyelitis,
  2. perimyositis,
  3. perimysiitis,
  4. perimysium,
  5. perinatal,
  6. perinatology,
  7. perinde,
  8. perineal artery,
  9. perineal gland,
  10. perineal hernia


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