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Noun: perinatology  ,pe-ri,ney'tó-lu-jee
  1. The branch of obstetrics concerned with the anatomy and physiology and diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the mother and the foetus or newborn baby during late pregnancy and childbirth and the puerperium

Type of: midwifery, OB, obstetrics, tocology

Encyclopedia: Perinatology