periparturient etymology

English word periparturient comes from English peri- (Around or surrounding:. Near:.), English parturient

Detailed word origin of periparturient

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
peri- English (eng) Around or surrounding:. Near:.
parturient English (eng) A substance that facilitates labour.. One who is in labour, who is about to give birth, or who has recently given birth. (by extension) About to create a new product, or float a new idea.. (of a substance) Facilitating labour.. In labour, about to give birth, or having recently given birth.. Of, related to, or caused by childbirth.
periparturient English (eng) Around the time of childbirth.

Words with the same origin as periparturient

Descendants of peri-
endoperitrophic perianth peribacteroid pericapsidic pericapsular pericardial pericardiocentesis perichondral pericyte peridural perigalactic perihydro perilimbal perimortem perimuscular perineural perinodal periprosthetic periscope perisplenic perithreshold perithymic periventricular περικοπή