postpartum hemorrhage n.
Hemorrhage from the birth canal in excess of 500 milliliters during the first 24 hours after birth.
- Postpartum psychosis
postpartum psychosis n. An acute mental disorder occurring in the mother following childbirth.
- Postpartum tetanus
postpartum tetanus n. See puerperal tetanus.
[pahr-too r-ee-uh nt, -tyoo r-] /pɑrˈtʊər i ənt, -ˈtyʊər-/ adjective 1. bearing or about to bear young; travailing. 2. pertaining to parturition. 3. bringing forth or about to produce something, as an idea. /pɑːˈtjʊərɪənt/ adjective 1. of or relating to childbirth 2. giving birth 3. producing or about to produce a new idea, etc adj. […]
- Postperfusion lung
postperfusion lung post·per·fu·sion lung (pōst’pər-fyōō’zhən) n. A condition in which abnormal pulmonary function develops in individuals who have undergone cardiac surgery involving the use of an extracorporeal circulation system.