Definition of Perinatal

1. Adjective. Occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after). "Perinatal care"

Antonyms: Postnatal, Prenatal



Definition of Perinatal

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the time around birth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perinatal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Perinatal

1. Pertaining to or occurring in the period shortly before and after birth, variously defined as beginning with completion of the twentieth to twenty eighth week of gestation and ending 7 to 28 days after birth. Origin: L. Natus = born This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perinatal

perimuscular fibrosis
perimycin
perimyelis
perimyelitis
perimyocarditis
perimyositis
perimysia
perimysial
perimysiitis
perimysium
perimysium externum
perimysium internum
perinaea
perinaeum
perinasal
perinatal (current term)
perinatal care
perinatal death
perinatal medicine
perinatal mortality
perinatal mortality rate
perinatal transmission
perinatally
perinate
perinatologist
perinatologists
perinatology
perinea
perineal

Literary usage of Perinatal

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1. Smokeless Tobacco Or Health: An International Perspective by DIANE Publishing Company (1993)
"Interpreted with other studies on perinatal effects of nitrosamines and other carcinogens, the results with NNK are consistent with metabolic activation in ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"perinatal mortality was significantly higher among the unmarried mothers only in the ... These differences in perinatal events diminished markedly after ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"HRl Infants with a family history of childhood hearing impairment or a personal history of congenital perinatal infection with herpes, syphilis, rubella, ..."

4. Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke: The Report of the edited by Lauren Zeise, Amy J. Dunn (2000)
"For the purposes of this discussion, perinatal mortality is defined as death in ... perinatal mortality includes stillbirths (fetal death from 20 weeks to ..."

5. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"CERTAIN CONDITIONS ORIGINATING IN THE perinatal PERIOD (760-779) Includes: conditions that have their origin in the perinatal period even though death or ..."

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