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parturient

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

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

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