/pohst pahr"teuhm/, adj. Obstet.
of or noting the period of time following childbirth; after delivery. Cf. antepartum.
[1840-50; < NL post partum after childbirth; post POST- + partum, acc. of partus a bringing forth, equiv. to par(ere) to bear (see PARTURIENT) + -tus suffix of v. action]

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