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Meaning of PUERPERIUM

Pronunciation:  `pyoour'peereeum

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved; "a perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium"
 

PUERPERIUM is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: period, period of time, time period

 

 

 

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