Complete Definition of "puerperal"

English
Etymology
Derived from Neo-Latin puerperalis, from Latin puerpera meaning "woman in childbirth", from Latin puer meaning "child, boy, male slave" + parere "to bear children"

Adjective
puerperal derived from puerperum

#Of or pertaining to or associated with childbirth.

Derived terms
puerperal fever
puerperal and nonpuerperal mastitis
Translations
trans-top|Of or pertaining to or associated with childbirth
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Spanish: puerperal
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