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perinatal

 [per″ĭ-na´t'l]
relating to the period shortly before and after birth; from the twentieth to twenty-ninth week of gestation to 1 to 4 weeks after birth.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl),
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth; that is, before delivery from the 22nd week of gestation through the first 28 days after delivery.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]

perinatal

/peri·na·tal/ (-na´t'l) relating to the period shortly before and after birth; from the twentieth to twenty-ninth week of gestation to one to four weeks after birth.

perinatal

(pĕr′ə-nāt′l)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth: perinatal mortality; perinatal care.

per′i·na′tal·ly adv.

perinatal

[per′inā′təl]
Etymology: Gk, peri + L, natus, birth
pertaining to the time and process of giving birth or being born.

perinatal

Medspeak-UK
Referring to the period from three months before birth to one month after birth.
 
Obstetrics
Referring to the period around birth, often defined as between the 28th week of pregnancy and the end of the first week of life.

perinatal

adjective Referring to the period around birth, often between the 28th wk of pregnancy and the end of the first wk of life

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl)
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth, i.e., before delivery from the 28th week of gestation through the first 7 days after delivery.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]

perinatal

Pertaining to the period immediately before and after birth. For statistical purposes, the perinatal period is defined as the period from the 28th week of pregnancy to the end of the 1st week after birth. Perinatal mortality is the number of babies born dead together with the number dying during the first week after birth.

Perinatal

Referring to the period of time surrounding an infant's birth, from the last two months of pregnancy to the first 28 days of life. The TORCH panel tests for perinatal infections.

per·i·na·tal

(per'i-nā'tăl)
Occurring during, or pertaining to, the periods before, during, or after the time of birth.
[peri- + L. natus, pp. of nascor, to be born]

perinatal,

adj related to the time surrounding the birth process.

perinatal

relating to the period shortly before and after birth; the actual time varies between species. The last 10 to 15% of the pregnancy before parturition to the end of a comparable period after birth would cover present usage of the term.

perinatal mortality
the percentage of animals in the danger period which die, as a ratio of the total number exposed.
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