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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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Despite advances and improved anesthetic techniques, the management of parturients with cardiac valvular pathology can be challenging.
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