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parturient

 [pahr-tu´re-ent]
giving birth or pertaining to birth; by extension, a woman in labor.

par·tu·ri·ent

(par-tū'rē-ent),
Relating to or in the process of childbirth.
[L. parturio, to be in labor]

parturient

/par·tu·ri·ent/ (pahr-tu´re-ent) giving birth or pertaining to birth; by extension, a woman in labor.

parturient

(pär-to͝or′ē-ənt, -tyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. About to bring forth young; being in labor.
2. Of or relating to giving birth.
3. About to produce or come forth with something, such as an idea or a discovery.

par·tu′ri·en·cy n.

parturient

[pärt(y)o̅o̅′rē·ənt]
Etymology: L, parturire, to desire to bring forth
pertaining to the act of childbirth.

par·tu·ri·ent

(pahr-chŭr'ē-ĕnt)
Relating to or in the process of childbirth.
[L. parturio, to be in labor]

parturient (pär·tōōˑ·rē·ent),

adj having to do with labor and birth.

parturient

giving birth or pertaining to birth.

parturient disease
disease related to parturition and which occurs during or in close relationship to parturition.
parturient injury
injury sustained during birth, to the neonate or to the dam, not necessarily restricted to the birth canal or even the reproductive system, e.g. hip dislocation.
parturient paresis
see periparturient hypocalcemia.
parturient recumbency
recumbency in a female that has just borne young. May be due to hypocalcemia, toxemia, physical injury or to being unable to find suitable footing.