Definitions for postpartumpoʊstˈpɑr təm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

post•par•tumpoʊstˈpɑr təm(adj.)

  1. following childbirth.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of postpartum:

1840–50; < NL post partum after childbirth; postpost - +partum, acc. of partus=par(ere) to bear + -tus suffix of v. action

Princeton's WordNet

  1. postnatal, postpartum(adj)

    occurring immediately after birth

    "postnatal development"


  1. postpartum(Adjective)



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