of or connected with childbirth
Origin of puerperalfrom Classical Latin puerpera, woman in labor from puer, boy (see poultry) + parere, to bear (see -parous)
Relating to, connected with, or occurring during childbirth or the period immediately following childbirth.
Origin of puerperalFrom Latin puerper a woman in childbed puer child, boy ; see pau-1 in Indo-European roots. parere to bear ; see -parous .
- Of, pertaining to or associated with childbirth.