Parturient fever

another name for milk fever


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    [pahr-too r-uh-fey-shuh nt, -tyoo r-] /pɑrˌtʊər əˈfeɪ ʃənt, -ˌtyʊər-/ Medicine/Medical adjective 1. inducing or accelerating labor, or childbirth; oxytocic. noun 2. a parturifacient agent. /pɑːˌtjʊərɪˈfeɪʃənt/ adjective, noun 1. a medical word for oxytocic parturifacient par·tu·ri·fa·cient (pär-tur’ə-fā’shənt, -tyur’-) n. Inducing or accelerating childbirth; oxytocic. n. A drug facilitating childbirth.

  • Parturiometer

    parturiometer par·tu·ri·om·e·ter (pär-tur’ē-ŏm’ĭ-tər, -tyur’-) n. A device for determining the force of the uterine contractions in childbirth.

  • Parturition

    [pahr-too-rish-uh n, -tyoo-, -choo-] /ˌpɑr tʊˈrɪʃ ən, -tyʊ-, -tʃʊ-/ noun, Biology. 1. the process of bringing forth young. /ˌpɑːtjʊˈrɪʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of giving birth n. 1640s, from Latin parturitionem (nominative parturitio), noun of action from past participle stem of parturire (see parturient). parturition par·tu·ri·tion (pär’tyu-rĭsh’ən, -tu-, pär’chə-) n. The process of […]

  • Partway

    [pahrt-wey, -wey] /ˈpɑrtˈweɪ, -ˌweɪ/ adverb 1. at or to a of the or distance: Shall I walk you partway? I’m already partway home. 2. in some degree or ; partly; partially: hopes that were only partway realized. /ˈpɑːtˌweɪ/ adverb 1. some of the way; partly: I stopped reading partway through the chapter

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