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perinatology

 [per″i-na-tol´o-je]
the branch of medicine (obstetrics and pediatrics) dealing with the fetus and infant during the perinatal period.

per·i·na·tol·o·gy

(per'i-nā-tol'ŏ-jē),
A subspeciality of obstetrics concerned with care of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, particularly when the mother or fetus is at a high risk for complications.
Synonym(s): perinatal medicine

perinatology

/peri·na·tol·o·gy/ (-na-tol´ah-je) the branch of medicine (obstetrics and pediatrics) dealing with the fetus and infant during the perinatal period.

perinatology

(pĕr′ə-nā-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The medical specialty concerned with the care of the mother, fetus, and infant during the perinatal period.

perinatology

[-nātol′əgē]
Etymology: Gk, peri + L, natus, birth; Gk, logos, science
a branch of medicine concerned with the study of the anatomical and physiological characteristics of mothers and their unborn and newborns, with diagnosis and treatment of disorders occurring in them during pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium. perinatologic, perinatological, adj.

per·i·na·tol·o·gy

(per'i-nā-tol'ŏ-jē)
A subspecialty of obstetrics concerned with care of the mother and fetus during pregnancy, labor, and delivery, particularly when one or both is at high risk of complications.
Synonym(s): perinatal medicine.

perinatology

The study of the care of the pregnant woman, the developing fetus and the new-born baby, and especially of those cases in which risk is anticipated from conditions known to endanger the life or health of the fetus or mother.

perinatology

the branch of veterinary medicine (obstetrics and pediatrics) dealing with the fetus and the newborn during the perinatal period.
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