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par·tu·ri·ent

 (pär-to͝or′ē-ənt, -tyo͝or′-)
adj.
1. About to bring forth young; being in labor.
2. Of or relating to giving birth.
3. About to produce or come forth with something, such as an idea or a discovery.

[Latin parturiēns, parturient-, present participle of parturīre, to be in labor, from partus, past participle of parere, to give birth; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

par·tu′ri·en·cy n.

parturient

(pɑːˈtjʊərɪənt)
adj
1. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) of or relating to childbirth
2. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) giving birth
3. producing or about to produce a new idea, etc
[C16: via Latin parturīre, from parere to bring forth]
parˈturiency n

par•tu•ri•ent

(pɑrˈtʊər i ənt, -ˈtyʊər-)

adj.
1. bearing or about to bear young.
2. pertaining to parturition.
3. bringing forth or about to produce something, as an idea.
[1585–95; < Latin parturient-, s. of parturiēns, present participle of parturīre to be in labor, desiderative derivative of parere to give birth, bear; see -ent]
par•tu′ri•en•cy, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.parturient - of or relating to or giving birth; "parturient pangs"; "the parturient uterus"
2.parturient - giving birth; "a parturient heifer"
nascent - being born or beginning; "the nascent chicks"; "a nascent insurgency"

parturient

adjective
Carrying a developing fetus within the uterus:
Slang: gone.
Archaic: great.
Translations

par·tu·ri·ent

a. parturienta, mujer que acaba de dar a luz o está en el acto de dar a luz.
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The effect of environment on behaviour, plasma cortisol and prolactin in parturient sows.
In this case report, the parturient presented with "classic" symptoms of a positional headache consistent with postdural puncture headache, a complication of neuraxial analgesia with an estimated incidence of 50% to 85% following unintentional dural puncture with an epidural needle (2, 3).
It is curious that Mather correctly understood measles to be especially dangerous for parturient women.
Calcium homeostasis and parturient hypocalcemia: an integral feedback perspective.
The management of a super morbidly obese parturient delivering twins by caesarean section.
The route of inhalation may occur directly from parturient fluids of infected animals during the birthing process.
While this was not a raid, it can be taken as a parturient raid.
In this far more complicated scenario, male and female anatomies take on the contrary significance of permanent residues--shameful ineradicable sites--of illicit coupling, bodycenotaphs of the moment the boy put his lips on his sister's hairy vagina or the father hid there, his penis giving shape to her whole body as it nourished the unborn through the fontanel, a pulsating soft spot, surrounded by tuzzy hair, on top of the baby's head that mirrors the end of his discharging urethra, just as the whole parturient body replicates a giant penis emerging from the vagina (Gillison 1993: 199-221).
Epidural analgesia in a preeclamptic parturient after normalization of a prolonged bleeding time with DDAVP Reg Anesth 1995; 20: 448-451.
The parturient with a potentially difficult airway should sometimes be intubated while awake, without anaesthesia or neuromuscular block.
The acceptable rate of general anesthesia for a parturient with a labor catheter in situ by the Royal College of Anesthetists is no more than 3% (Royal College of Anaesthetists 2006:166-7).