perinatology definition

  • noun:
    • The medical study of life and development of fetuses and babies during perinatal duration.
    • a branch of obstetrics emphasizing the health and surgical management of risky pregnancies.
    • the part of obstetrics concerned with the anatomy and physiology and analysis and remedy for problems of the mama and the fetus or newborn baby during belated maternity and childbearing together with puerperium

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