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.
- Postpericardiotomy syndrome
postpericardiotomy syndrome post·per·i·car·di·ot·o·my syndrome (pōst-pěr’ĭ-kär’dē-ŏt’ə-mē) n. The occurrence of the symptoms of pericarditis, with or without fever and often in repeated episodes, after cardiac surgery.
[plahy-stuh-seen] /ˈplaɪ stəˌsin/ Geology adjective 1. noting or pertaining to the epoch forming the earlier half of the Quaternary Period, beginning about two million years ago and ending 10,000 years ago, characterized by widespread glacial ice and the advent of modern humans. noun 2. the Pleistocene Epoch or Series. /ˈplaɪstəˌsiːn/ adjective 1. of, denoting, or […]