Referring to birth. Connected with the act of parturition.
- of or relating to or giving birth 2. [adj] - giving birthFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=parturient
A substance that induces and promotes labour.
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[ Latin parturiens
, present participle of parturire
to desire to bring forth, from parere
, to bring forth. See Parent
.] Bringing forth, or about to bring forth, young; fruitful. Jer. Tailor. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/28
Bringing forth, or about to bring forth, young; fruitful. ... Origin: L. Parturiens, p.pr. Of parturire to desire to bring forth, fr. Parere, partum, to bring forth. See Parent. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
giving birth; `a parturient heifer`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=parturient
of or relating to or giving birth; `parturient pangs`; `the parturient uterus`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=parturient
(pahr-tu´re-әnt) giving birth or pertaining to birth; by extension, a woman in labor.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (a.) Bringing forth, or about to bring forth, young; fruitful.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/parturient/
Type: Term Pronunciation: par-tū′rē-ent Definitions: 1. Relating to or in the process of childbirth.Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=66085
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