antepartum

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Etymology[edit]

1908, from Latin ante (before) partum (giving birth),[1] form of partus, from pariō (I give birth), from Proto-Indo-European *per- (to bring forth).

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antepartum (not comparable)

  1. Describing the period before childbirth; antenatal

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  1. ^ antepartum” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).