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PERINATAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does perinatal mean? 

PERINATAL (adjective)
  The adjective PERINATAL has 1 sense:

1. occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after)

  Familiarity information: PERINATAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERINATAL (adjective)


Sense 1perinatal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Occurring during the period around birth (5 months before and 1 month after)

Context examples:

perinatal mortality / perinatal care

Antonym:

postnatal (occurring immediately after birth)

prenatal (occurring or existing before birth)


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