perinatal(redirected from Perinatal period)
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Of, relating to, or being the period around childbirth, especially the five months before and one month after birth: perinatal mortality; perinatal care.
(Medicine) of, relating to, or occurring in the period from about three months before to one month after birth
per•i•na•tal(ˌpɛr əˈneɪt l)
occurring during or pertaining to the phase surrounding the time of birth, from the 20th week of gestation to the 28th day of newborn life.
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|Adj.||1.||perinatal - occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after); "perinatal mortality"; "perinatal care"|