Definitions of puerperium:
  • noun:   time period following childbirth when the mother's uterus shrinks and the other functional and anatomic changes of pregnancy are resolved
    Example: "A perinatologist cared for her during the puerperium"

Related words...
Descriptive words...

Search for puerperium at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

Book See puerperium used in context: several books and articles.

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2021 Datamuse