periparturient

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

peri- +‎ parturient

Adjective[edit]

periparturient (not comparable)

  1. Around the time of childbirth.
    • 2015 August 29, “Different Blood Cell-Derived Transcriptome Signatures in Cows Exposed to Vaccination Pre- or Postpartum”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136927:
      It has been reported that periparturient cows undergo a period of immunosuppression of various immunological parameters associated with a high susceptibility to uterine and mammary infections []