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synonyms for parturient

  • abundant
  • anticipating
  • big
  • carrying a child
  • enceinte
  • expectant
  • expecting
  • fecund
  • fertile
  • fraught
  • fruitful
  • gestating
  • gravid
  • heavy
  • hopeful
  • in a family way
  • in family way
  • parous
  • preggers
  • productive
  • prolific
  • replete
  • teeming
  • with child
See also synonyms for: parturiency
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How to use parturient in a sentence

There was some laughing at the parturient mountain and the still-born mouse, but a graver cheerfulness was the reigning emotion.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 64, NO. 393, JULY 1848VARIOUS
This might be done by the force of certain external conditions operating upon the parturient system.
VESTIGES OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF CREATIONROBERT CHAMBERS
Applied to the breasts of parturient women it dries up the milk and in the same way tends to reduce any glandular enlargement.
THE MEDICINAL PLANTS OF THE PHILIPPINEST. H. PARDO DE TAVERA
In former years, puerperal fever took the lives of from five to fifty of each one hundred parturient mothers.
THE NECESSITY OF ATHEISMDR. D.M. BROOKS
It was an Arab custom in certain places to build a hut outside the camp, where the parturient woman had to stay for a time.
SHINTOW. G. (WILLIAM GEORGE) ASTON
The parturient mountains may produce a most musipular interest, and even that may be deferred.
GATHERINGS FROM SPAINRICHARD FORD
Parturient women frequently escape infection when the erysipelatous disorder is of the so-called medical type.
A SYSTEM OF PRACTICAL MEDICINE BY AMERICAN AUTHORS, VOL. IVARIOUS
Parturient women prepare to exert their muscles to the utmost in order to relieve their sufferings.
THE EXPRESSION OF EMOTION IN MAN AND ANIMALSCHARLES DARWIN
No human being, save a pregnant or parturient woman, is susceptible to the poison.
MEDICAL ESSAYSOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, SR.
The foal rarely survives four hours after the onset of parturient throes.
SPECIAL REPORT ON DISEASES OF THE HORSEUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PARTURIENT

  • enceinte
  • expecting
  • gravid
  • parturient
  • pregnant
  • with child
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