antepartum

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antepartum

[‚an·tē′pard·əm]
(medicine)
Pertaining to the period before delivery or birth.
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Pfarrer et al., "Canine placenta: a source of prepartal prostaglandins during normal and antiprogestin-induced parturition," Reproduction, vol.
Goff JP, Horst RL, Mueller FJ, Miller JK, Kiess GA, Doblen HH (1991) Addition of chloride to a prepartal diet high in cations increase 1, 25-dihydroxy vitamin D response to hypocalcemia preventing milk fever.
Relationships between prepartal dietary calcium and phosphorus, vitamin D metabolism, and parturient paresis in dairy cows.